Executive Summary

Name CVE-2004-2394 First vendor Publication 2004-12-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Off-by-one error in passwd 0.68 and earlier, when using the --stdin option, causes passwd to use the first 78 characters of a password instead of the first 79, which results in a small reduction of the search space required for brute force attacks.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-2394

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 8
Os 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
19789 Linux passwd --stdin Off-by-one Password Generation Weakness

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-07-31 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2004-045.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10370
CONFIRM http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=120060
MANDRAKE http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:045
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16178

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2020-05-23 00:16:10
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2017-07-11 12:01:44
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2014-02-17 10:29:24
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2013-05-11 11:48:49
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