CVE-2019-3700 Detail

Current Description

yast2-security didn't use secure defaults to protect passwords. This became a problem on 2019-10-07 when configuration files that set secure settings were moved to a different location. As of the 20191022 snapshot the insecure default settings were used until yast2-security switched to stronger defaults in 4.2.6 and used the new configuration file locations. Password created during this time used DES password encryption and are not properly protected against attackers that are able to access the password hashes.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  SUSE
Base Score:  2.9 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157541 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level SUSE  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3700
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/05/2020
Source:
SUSE