An attacker sends random, malformed, or otherwise unexpected messages to a target application and observes the application's log or error messages returned. The attacker does not initially know how a target will respond to individual messages but by attempting a large number of message variants they may find a variant that trigger's desired behavior. In this attack, the purpose of the fuzzing is to observe the application's log and error messages, although fuzzing a target can also sometimes cause the target to enter an unstable state, causing a crash.

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The product generates an error message that includes sensitive information about its environment, users, or associated data.
Information written to log files can be of a sensitive nature and give valuable guidance to an attacker or expose sensitive user information.
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