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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


The package is a Multi-Cloud Object Storage framework. In a cluster deployment in versions RELEASE.2021-08-31T05-46-54Z through RELEASE.2023-03-13T19-46-17Z, MinIO returns all environment variables, including "MINIO_SECRET_KEY" and "MINIO_ROOT_PASSWORD", resulting in information disclosure. All users of distributed deployment are impacted.

  • LOW
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  • HIGH
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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published