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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.2 6.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-3188
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 09:12:03
Published 22 Jul 2008 12:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3188

Summary

libxcrypt in SUSE openSUSE 11.0 uses the DES algorithm when the configuration specifies the MD5 algorithm, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute-force attacks against hashed passwords.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Opensuse Libxcrypt


References

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:036

XF - opensuse-libxcrypt-weak-security(43927)

BID - 30301

SECUNIA - 31339

SECUNIA - 31096

SUSE - SUSE-SR:2008:016


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:06