Weak Password Requirements in kcal-app/kcal


Reported on

Sep 26th 2021

Weak password implementation

Proof of Concept
step 1: login into account goto http://demo.kcal.cooking/users/kcal/edit
step 2: change password kcal to 12 and save changes
step 3: we can see updated message
application is allowing to set weak password.

poc of image in below link


Weak passwords can be guessable or attacker can bruteforce if the length of the password is very small, so try to use random strings with special characters. Though that can be hard to remember as a security point of view it's quite secure. Strong password is also needed to be stored properly.

We have contacted a member of the kcal-app/kcal team and are waiting to hear back a year ago
Christopher Charbonneau Wells validated this vulnerability a year ago
@0xAmal has been awarded the disclosure bounty
The fix bounty is now up for grabs
a year ago


thanks sir

Christopher Charbonneau Wells confirmed that a fix has been merged on f7a95c a year ago
Christopher Charbonneau Wells has been awarded the fix bounty
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