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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2006-1378
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 05:01:45
Published 23 Mar 2006 09:02:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-1378

Summary

PasswordSafe 3.0 beta, when running on Windows before XP, uses a weak random number generator (C++ rand function) during generation of the database encryption key, which makes it easier for attackers to decrypt the database and steal passwords by generating keys for all possible rand() seed values and conducting a known plaintext attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Counterpane Password Safe 3.0


References

XF - passwordsafe-key-brute-force(25429)

BID - 17200

BUGTRAQ - 20060323 PasswordSafe 3.0 weak random number generator allows key recovery attack

BUGTRAQ - 20060907 Re: PasswordSafe 3.0 weak random number generator allows key recovery attack

SREASON - 618


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:02