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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0094

A patch for mcookie in the util-linux package for Mandrake Linux 8.2 and 9.0 uses /dev/urandom instead of /dev/random, which causes mcookie to use an entropy source that is more predictable than expected, which may make it easier for certain types of attacks to succeed.
Publish Date : 2003-03-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0094

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Andries Brouwer Util-linux 2.11u Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Andries Brouwer Util-linux 2.11n Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Andries Brouwer Util-linux 2

- References For CVE-2003-0094
BID 6855 Util-Linux mcookie Cookie Generation Weakness Release Date:2003-02-14
XF utillinux-mcookie-cookie-predictable(11318)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0094

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