A weakness has been reported in the Anubis plugin for encrypt, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.
The weakness is caused due to the Anubis plugin not encrypting the size of the original file within the header of encrypted files. This allows to gain information about the amount of padding data and may weaken the security of the encryption.
The weakness is reported in versions prior to 1.3.
Solution: Update to version 1.3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: https://albinoloverats.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=60&Itemid=2
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