openSUSE Security Update : libxcrypt (libxcrypt-109)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 40054
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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).

Solution

Update the affected libxcrypt packages.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40054

File Name: suse_11_0_libxcrypt-080717.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3188

CWE: 310