83076 : Poul-Henning Kamp md5crypt Brute-force Attack Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-06-07

Description

Poul-Henning Kamp's md5crypt password scrambler contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to run one million checks per second on COTS GPU hardware. This may make it easier for an attacker to perform a brute force attack.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Cryptographic
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Discontinued Product
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

The vendor has discontinued this product and therefore has no patch or upgrade that mitigates this problem. It is recommended that an alternate software package be used in its place.

Products

Poul-Henning Kamp
Md5crypt
Unspecified

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-06-14 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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