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CVE-2006-1058 Detail

Description

BusyBox 1.1.1 does not use a salt when generating passwords, which makes it easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file using techniques such as rainbow tables.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/04/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1058
Original release date:
04/04/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/19/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=187385 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/ This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.busybox.net/view.php?id=604 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.busybox.net/view.php?id=604
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-250.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-250.htm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0244.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0244
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17330 External Source BID 17330
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25569 External Source XF busybox-passwd-weak-security(25569)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9483 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9483

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9483
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9483

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:busybox:busybox:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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