Usage of weak hashing library on a password (MD5)

Description

A weak hashing library can lead to data breaches and greater security risk.

Remediations

✅ Use a recommended hashing library such as Argon2id for passwords

  const argon2 = require("argon2");

const hash = await argon2.hash(req.params.password, { type: argon2.argon2id })

Resources

Associated CWE

OWASP Top 10

Configuration

To skip this rule during a scan, use the following flag

bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --skip-rule=javascript_lang_weak_password_hash_md5

To run only this rule during a scan, use the following flag

bearer scan /path/to/your-project/ --only-rule=javascript_lang_weak_password_hash_md5