High-Severity Bug Reported in Google’s OAuth Client Library for Java

From thehackernews.com

Google's OAuth Client Library for Java

Google last month addressed a high-severity flaw in its OAuth client library for Java that could be abused by a malicious actor with a compromised token to deploy arbitrary payloads.

Tracked as CVE-2021-22573, the vulnerability is rated 8.7 out of 10 for severity and relates to an authentication bypass in the library that stems from an improper verification of the cryptographic signature.

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