JWT must always be verified

Metadata

ID: csharp-security/jwt-verify

Language: C#

Severity: Warning

Category: Security

Description

Preventing JWT validation may lead to unauthorized access. Make sure that tokens are always verified.

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Non-Compliant Code Examples

using System.Xml;

class MyClass {
    public static void decodePayload()
    {
        JwtDecoder decoder = null;
        decoder.Decode(token, secret, false);
        decoder.Decode(token, secret, verify: false);
    }
}

Compliant Code Examples

using System.Xml;

class MyClass {
    public static void decodePayload()
    {
        JwtDecoder decoder = null;
        decoder.Decode(token, secret, true);
        decoder.Decode(token, secret, verify: true);
    }
}