GLSA-201606-19 : kwalletd: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-19
(kwalletd: Information disclosure)

Kwalletd in KWallet uses Blowfish with ECB mode instead of CBC mode when
encrypting the password store.

Impact :

Local attackers, with access to the password store, could conduct a
codebook attack in order to obtain confidential passwords.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-19

Solution :

All kwalletd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-apps/kwalletd-4.14.3-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91864 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7252

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