Upstream information

CVE-2013-2213 at MITRE

Description

The KRandom::random function in KDE Paste Applet after 4.10.5 in kdeplasma-addons uses the GNU C Library rand function's linear congruential generator, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms by predicting the generator output.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 828023 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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