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CVE-2009-4269 Detail

Description

The password hash generation algorithm in the BUILTIN authentication functionality for Apache Derby before 10.6.1.0 performs a transformation that reduces the size of the set of inputs to SHA-1, which produces a small search space that makes it easier for local and possibly remote attackers to crack passwords by generating hash collisions, related to password substitution.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/16/2010

Evaluator Description

Per https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4483, the reported version affected is 10.5.3.0. Unable to determine if affected versions exist between 10.5.3.0 and 10.6.1.0

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.sun.com/kah/entry/derby_10_6_1_has
http://db.apache.org/derby/releases/release-10.6.1.0.cgi#Fix+for+Security+Bug+CVE-2009-4269
http://marc.info/?l=apache-db-general&m=127428514905504&w=1
http://marcellmajor.com/derbyhash.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2011-194091.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42637
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024977
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0149
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4483 Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4269
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2010
NVD Last Modified:
01/26/2011