Fedora Core 4 : busybox-1.00-5.fc4 (2006-511)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

The BusyBox passwd command does not use a proper salt when generating
passwords. This would create an instance where a brute-force attack
could take very little time. This problem is fixed in

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected busybox, busybox-anaconda and / or
busybox-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24099 (fedora_2006-511.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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