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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6792

system-tools-backends before 2.6.0-1ubuntu1.1 in Ubuntu 8.10, as used by "Users and Groups" in GNOME System Tools, hashes account passwords with 3DES and consequently limits effective password lengths to eight characters, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to successfully conduct brute-force password attacks.
Publish Date : 2009-05-07 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 310

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6792

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-2008-6792

https://launchpad.net/bugs/287134 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-663-1
UBUNTU USN-663-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50435
XF stb-password-weak-security(50435)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6792

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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