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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3188

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.
Publish Date : 2008-07-22 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3188 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083188 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3188

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Opensuse Libxcrypt Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Libxcrypt 1

- References For CVE-2008-3188

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43927
XF opensuse-libxcrypt-weak-security(43927)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30301
BID 30301 openSUSE 'libxcrypt' Insecure Password Hash Weakness Release Date:2008-08-08
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:016
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:036

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3188

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


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