CVE-2016-1927 Detail

Current Description

The suggestPassword function in js/functions.js in phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before 4.0.10.13, 4.4.x before 4.4.15.3, and 4.5.x before 4.5.4 relies on the Math.random JavaScript function, which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess passwords via a brute-force approach.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176483.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176739.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00028.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00049.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3627
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security/PMASA-2016-4.php Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/8dedcc1a175eb07debd4fe116407c43694c60b22 Patch 
https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/912856b432d794201884c36e5f390d446339b6e4 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1927
NVD Published Date:
02/19/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
MITRE