CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0094

Published: Mar 03, 2003 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A patch for mcookie in the util-linux package for Mandrake Linux 8.2 and 9.0 uses /dev/urandom instead of /dev/random, which causes mcookie to use an entropy source that is more predictable than expected, which may make it easier for certain types of attacks to succeed.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Util-linux Andries_brouwer 2.11n 2.11n
Util-linux Andries_brouwer 2.11u 2.11u

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