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CVE-2004-2394 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in passwd 0.68 and earlier, when using the --stdin option, causes passwd to use the first 78 characters of a password instead of the first 79, which results in a small reduction of the search space required for brute force attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=120060 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:045 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10370 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16178

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2394
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017