jwt-go before 4.0.0-preview1 allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions in situations with []string{} for m["aud"] (which is allowed by the specification). Because the type assertion fails, "" is the value of aud. This is a security problem if the JWT token is presented to a service that lacks its own audience check.
Published 2020-09-30 18:15:27
Updated 2021-07-21 11:39:24
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-26160

0.19%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 56 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-26160

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
MITRE
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-26160

References for CVE-2020-26160

Products affected by CVE-2020-26160

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