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MASWE-0022: Predictable Initialization Vectors (IVs)

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Initial Description or Hints

The use of predictable IVs (hardcoded, null, reused) in a security sensitive context can weaken data encryption strength and potentially compromise confidentiality.

Relevant Topics

  • not use the IvParameterSpec.class anymore for GCM, use the GCMParameterSpec.class instead (Android)
  • Hardcoded IVs
  • Null IVs
  • Reused IVs


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