Executive Summary

Name CVE-2005-2946 First vendor Publication 2005-09-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2009-01-07

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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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The default configuration on OpenSSL before 0.9.8 uses MD5 for creating message digests instead of a more cryptographically strong algorithm, which makes it easier for remote attackers to forge certificates with a valid certificate authority signature.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2946

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-20 Encryption Brute Forcing
CAPEC-97 Cryptanalysis

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 45

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
19660 OpenSSL Default Algorithm MD5 Weak Digest Encryption

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2012-01-04 Name : The default configuration of OpenSSL on the remote server uses a weak hash al...
File : openssl_0_9_8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-01-15 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-179-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2005-10-19 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2005-179.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC http://www.cits.rub.de/MD5Collisions/
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-179-1

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