Sensitive data sent to Algolia detected.

  • Rule ID: javascript_third_parties_algolia
  • Languages: javascript
  • Source: algolia.yml

Description

Leaking sensitive data to third-party data tools is a common cause of data leaks and can lead to data breaches. This rule looks for instances of sensitive data sent to Algolia.

Remediations

If you really need to identify users, use unique identifiers from the database.

  const algoliaSearch = require('algoliasearch')
const myAlgolia = algoliaSearch("123", "123")
const index = myAlgolia.initIndex(user.uuid)

Resources

Associated CWE

OWASP Top 10