Insecure Default Configuration

Module: airbrake

Published: March 28th, 2016

Reported by: Phil Schleihauf



Vulnerable: <=0.3.8
Patched: >=0.4.0


The airbrake module defaults to sending environment variables over HTTP. Environment variables can often times contain secret keys and other sensitive values. A malicious user could be on the same network as a regular user and intercept all the secret keys the user is sending. This goes against common best practice, which is to use HTTPS.


Change to use https or update to at least version 0.4.0


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