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[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

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