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CVE-2017-17845 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Enigmail before 1.9.9. Improper Random Secret Generation occurs because Math.Random() is used by pretty Easy privacy (pEp), aka TBE-01-001.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/22/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://enigmail.net/download/other/Enigmail%20Pentest%20Report%20by%20Cure53%20-%20Excerpt.pdf Third Party Advisory Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00021.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00333.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4070 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mail-archive.com/enigmail-users@enigmail.net/msg04280.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Cryptographically Weak Pseudo-Random Number Generator (PRNG) (CWE-338)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17845
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018