CVE-ID

CVE-2006-0591

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Description
The crypt_gensalt functions for BSDI-style extended DES-based and FreeBSD-sytle MD5-based password hashes in crypt_blowfish 0.4.7 and earlier do not evenly and randomly distribute salts, which makes it easier for attackers to guess passwords from a stolen password file due to the increased number of collisions.
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Date Entry Created
20060208 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 (20060208)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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