Descriptionlibxcrypt 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2008:036, published Mon, 21 Jul 2008 11:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2008:016, published Fri, 08 Aug 2008 12:13:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|openSUSE 11.0|| |