Upstream information

CVE-2006-0898 at MITRE

Description

Crypt::CBC Perl module 2.16 and earlier, when running in RandomIV mode, uses an initialization vector (IV) of 8 bytes, which results in weaker encryption when used with a cipher that requires a larger block size than 8 bytes, such as Rijndael.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 153627 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
SUSE LINUX 9.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • perl-Crypt-CBC >= 2.17-7.1
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • perl-Crypt-CBC >= 2.17-7.2
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • perl-Crypt-CBC >= 2.17-8
core9.x86
slox4.x86
core9.ia64
core9.ppc
core9.s390
core9.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 11086
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
  • perl-Crypt-CBC >= 2.17-7.2
core9.x86
slox4.x86
core9.ia64
core9.ppc
core9.s390
core9.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 11086