Weak password hashing (SHA) detected.
- Rule ID: ruby_lang_weak_password_hash_sha
- Languages: ruby
- Source: weak_password_hash_sha.yml
A weak hashing library can lead to data breaches and greater security risk.
According to OWASP, SHA and SHA1 are considered weak hash algorithms and therefore shouldn't be used.
✅ Use a recommended hashing library such as bcrypt or Argon2id for passwords
hasher = Argon2::Password.new()
- CWE-331: Insufficient Entropy
- CWE-328: Use of Weak Hash
- CWE-916: Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort
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