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PassWD 1.2 uses weak encryption (trivial encoding) to store passwords, which allows an attacker who can read the password file to easliy decrypt the passwords.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000711 Disclaimer: The record 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(1) Levy
MODIFY(2) Frech, Ozancin
NOOP(2) LeBlanc, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Ozancin> change "attacker who can read the password" to "attacker to decrypt and read
   the password"
 Frech> XF:passwd-weak-encryption(4596)

Proposed (Legacy)
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