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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-1657
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:11
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1657

Summary

PostgreSQL uses the username for a salt when generating passwords, which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess passwords via a brute force attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Postgresql 7.3.19


References

BUGTRAQ - 20050420 Re: Postgres: pg_hba.conf, md5, pg_shadow, encrypted passwords

BUGTRAQ - 20050420 Postgres: pg_hba.conf, md5, pg_shadow, encrypted passwords

MLIST - [pgsql-admin] 20020821 Re: OT: password encryption (salt theory)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:26