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Poul-Henning Kamp md5crypt has insufficient algorithmic complexity and a consequently short runtime, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to discover cleartext passwords via a brute-force attack, as demonstrated by an attack using GPU hardware.
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20120607 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.
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