Executive Summary

Name CVE-2008-3188 First vendor Publication 2008-07-22
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-08

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:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 1.9 Authentication None Required
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libxcrypt in SUSE openSUSE 11.0 uses the DES algorithm when the configuration specifies the MD5 algorithm, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute-force attacks against hashed passwords.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3188

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 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-01-23 Name : SuSE Update for libxcrypt SUSE-SA:2008:036
File : nvt/gb_suse_2008_036.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
47501 openSUSE Linux libxcrypt MD5 Password Hash Configuration Weakness

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2009-07-21 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_libxcrypt-080717.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30301
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/31096
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00008.html
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43927

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