Sensitive data in a logger message detected.

  • Rule ID: java_lang_logger
  • Languages: java
  • Source: logger.yml


Leaking sensitive data to loggers is a common cause of data leaks and can lead to data breaches. This rule looks for instances of sensitive data sent to loggers.


❌ Avoid using sensitive data in logger messages:

✅ If you need to identify a user, use their unique identifier instead of their personal identifiable information:


Associated CWE

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