MD4/MD5 Hash Exposure

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

A cryptographic hash, potentially containing sensitive information, was inadvertently disclosed by the web server, potentially exposing hashed credentials or other sensitive resources. This issue affects MD4 and MD5 algorithms.

Recommendation

To mitigate this vulnerability, ensure that all hashes used to protect sensitive data are properly secured and not leaked through any means. Implement strict access controls on database queries and consider encrypting sensitive data.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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