openSUSE Security Update : libxcrypt (libxcrypt-109)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libxcrypt accidentally used the DES-Algorithm if MD5 was selected as
password hash algorithm (CVE-2008-3188).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=408719

Solution :

Update the affected libxcrypt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40054 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3188

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