CVE-ID

CVE-2001-1467

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Description
mkpasswd in expect 5.2.8, as used by Red Hat Linux 6.2 through 7.0, seeds its random number generator with its process ID, which limits the space of possible seeds and makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute force password attacks.
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Date Entry Created
20050421 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)
Assigned (20050421)
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