PwnDoc up to 0.5.3 Authentication timing discrepancy

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A vulnerability was found in PwnDoc up to 0.5.3 and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code of the component Authentication Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a timing discrepancy vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-208. Two separate operations in a product require different amounts of time to complete, in a way that is observable to an actor and reveals security-relevant information about the state of the product, such as whether a particular operation was successful or not. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

PwnDoc through 0.5.3 might allow remote attackers to identify valid user account names by leveraging response timings for authentication attempts.

The weakness was released 10/31/2022 as 381. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-44022 since 10/29/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-106192, VDB-211968, VDB-223983 and VDB-261597.




CPE 2.3info

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Class: Timing discrepancy
CWE: CWE-208 / CWE-203 / CWE-200

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10/29/2022 🔍
10/31/2022 +2 days 🔍
10/31/2022 +0 days 🔍
11/26/2022 +26 days 🔍


Advisory: 381
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-44022 (🔍)
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Created: 10/31/2022 06:13 PM
Updated: 11/26/2022 05:21 PM
Changes: 10/31/2022 06:13 PM (38), 11/26/2022 05:21 PM (12)
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