Usage of weak model specific encryption key

Description

To ensure effective encryption, model-specific encryption keys should be 12 bytes or greater.

Remediations

❌ When using model-specific encryption keys, the minimum length you should use is 12 bytes

class User < ApplicationRecord
encrypts :email, key: "weak-key"
end

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=ruby_rails_weak_custom_key

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

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