CVE-2013-2120 Detail

Current Description

The %{password(...)} macro in pastemacroexpander.cpp in the KDE Paste Applet before 4.10.5 in kdeplasma-addons does not properly generate passwords, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass authentication via a brute-force attack.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/28/5 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/29/6 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=969421 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdeplasma-addons/repository/revisions/36a1fe49cb70f717c4a6e9eeee2c9186503a8dce Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2120
NVD Published Date:
02/11/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/21/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.