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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0535
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:00
Published 12 Jun 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



OpenSSL 0.9.4 and OpenSSH for FreeBSD do not properly check for the existence of the /dev/random or /dev/urandom devices, which are absent on FreeBSD Alpha systems, which causes them to produce weak keys which may be more easily broken.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 4.0

  • Freebsd 5.0


  • Openssl 0.9.4


BID - 1340

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:25

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:45