CVE-2007-5502 Detail

Current Description

The PRNG implementation for the OpenSSL FIPS Object Module 1.1.1 does not perform auto-seeding during the FIPS self-test, which generates random data that is more predictable than expected and makes it easier for attackers to bypass protection mechanisms that rely on the randomness.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (12/03/2007)

Not vulnerable. This vulnerability only affected the OpenSSL FIPS Object Module which is not enabled or used by OpenSSL in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/150249 US Government Resource 
http://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20071129.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26652 Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019029
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4044
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38796

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5502
NVD Published Date:
12/01/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017
Source:
MITRE