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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2008-4102
Last Modified 19 Aug 2009 01:19:23
Published 18 Sep 2008 01:59:32
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4102

Summary

Joomla! 1.5 before 1.5.7 initializes PHP's PRNG with a weak seed, which makes it easier for attackers to guess the pseudo-random values produced by PHP's mt_rand function, as demonstrated by guessing password reset tokens, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3681.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Joomla 1.5

  • Joomla 1.5.1

  • Joomla 1.5.2

  • Joomla 1.5.3

  • Joomla 1.5.4

  • Joomla 1.5.5

  • Joomla 1.5.6


References

XF - joomla-randomnumbers-info-disclosure(45068)

MISC - http://www.suspekt.org/2008/08/17/mt_srand-and-not-so-random-numbers/

MISC - http://www.sektioneins.de/advisories/SE-2008-04.txt

BUGTRAQ - 20080911 Advisory 04/2008: Joomla Weak Random Password Reset Token Vulnerability

SREASON - 4271

SECUNIA - 31789

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080916 Re: CVE request: joomla < 1.5.7

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080911 CVE request for Joomla multiple vuln.

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080911 CVE request: joomla < 1.5.7

CONFIRM - http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/272-20080902-core-random-number-generation-flaw.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:23