PwnDoc up to 0.5.3 Authentication timing discrepancy

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A vulnerability was found in PwnDoc up to 0.5.3. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code block of the component Authentication Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a timing discrepancy vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

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

The weakness was disclosed 10/31/2022 as 382. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-44023 since 10/29/2022. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

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

The entries VDB-121541 and VDB-222091 are pretty similar.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.5
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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: 382
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-44023 (🔍)
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Created: 10/31/2022 06:14 PM
Updated: 11/26/2022 05:28 PM
Changes: 10/31/2022 06:14 PM (38), 11/26/2022 05:28 PM (12)
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