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CVE-2005-2946 Detail

Current Description

The default configuration on OpenSSL before 0.9.8 uses MD5 for creating message digests instead of a more cryptographically strong algorithm, which makes it easier for remote attackers to forge certificates with a valid certificate authority signature.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/20/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169803 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-179-1 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=13593 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.1c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.2b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.3a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.5a:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6a:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6l:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.6m:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.7g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2946
NVD Published Date:
09/16/2005
NVD Last Modified:
01/07/2009