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CVE-2016-6340 Detail

Current Description

The kickstart file in Red Hat QuickStart Cloud Installer (QCI) forces use of MD5 passwords on deployed systems, which makes it easier for attackers to determine cleartext passwords via a brute-force attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92655 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1370315 Issue Tracking VDB Entry Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:quickstart_cloud_installer:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6340
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/22/2016