Upstream information

CVE-2013-4440 at MITRE


Password Generator (aka Pwgen) before 2.07 generates weak non-tty passwords, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to guess the password via a brute-force attack.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 846397

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • pwgen >= 2.07-4.2
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA pwgen
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • pwgen >= 2.07-5.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA pwgen
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • pwgen >= 2.07-7.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA pwgen
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • pwgen >= 2.07-2.7
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pwgen