Upstream information

CVE-2012-4571 at MITRE

Description

Python Keyring 0.9.1 does not securely initialize the cipher when encrypting passwords for CryptedFileKeyring files, which makes it easier for local users to obtain passwords via a brute-force attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 788149 [NEW]

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