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CVE-2020-36732

Published: 12 June 2023

The crypto-js package before 3.2.1 for Node.js generates random numbers by concatenating the string "0." with an integer, which makes the output more predictable than necessary.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
introduced in the conversion to native crypto in crypto-js
v3.2.0

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
cryptojs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.2.1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/brix/crypto-js/pull/257/commits/e4ac157d8b75b962d6538fc0b996e5d4d5a9466b

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.3
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N