CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0535

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
OpenSSL 0.9.4 and OpenSSH for FreeBSD do not properly check for the existence of the /dev/random or /dev/urandom devices, which are absent on FreeBSD Alpha systems, which causes them to produce weak keys which may be more easily broken.
References
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Date Entry Created
20000711 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000712)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Levy, Ozancin
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) LeBlanc, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> ADDREF NETBSD
   http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-06/0208.html
   
 Frech> XF:freebsd-alpha-weak-encryption(4704)
 Christey> ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2000-007.txt.asc
 CHANGE> [Christey changed vote from NOOP to REVIEWING]
 Christey> Should the NetBSD problem really be combined with this?

Proposed (Legacy)
20000712
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