CVE-ID

CVE-2009-4128

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Description
GNU GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) 2 1.97 only compares the submitted portion of a password with the actual password, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to conduct brute force attacks and bypass authentication by submitting a password whose length is 1.
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Date Entry Created
20091130 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 (20091130)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
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