Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA996] DSA-996-1 libcrypt-cbc-perl


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA996] DSA-996-1 libcrypt-cbc-perl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-996-1 libcrypt-cbc-perl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Lincoln Stein discovered that the Perl Crypt::CBC module produces weak
ciphertext when used with block encryption algorithms with blocksize >
8 bytes.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a Crypt::CBC module.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.12-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.17-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libcrypt-cbc-perl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-996
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

ASRock H97 Anniversary, LGA 1150, Intel Motherboard
$249.0
ASRock H97 Anniversary, LGA 1150, Intel Motherboard pictureGIGABYTE GA-H81M-H
$35.95
GIGABYTE GA-H81M-H pictureAsus F2A85-M Socket FM2 DDR3 SDRAM MicroATX Motherboard
$139.99
Asus F2A85-M Socket FM2 DDR3 SDRAM MicroATX Motherboard pictureLot of 2 Asus F2A85-M Socket FM2 DDR3 SDRAM MicroATX Motherboard
$265.98
Lot of 2 Asus F2A85-M Socket FM2 DDR3 SDRAM MicroATX Motherboard picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.