Bug 104649 - CAN-2003-0692 xdm weak session cookie generation
Summary: CAN-2003-0692 xdm weak session cookie generation
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-09-18 13:31 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-19 13:25:23 UTC
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Description Mark J. Cox 2003-09-18 13:31:23 UTC
xdm uses a weak session cookie generation
algorithm that does not provide 128 bits of entropy, which
allows attackers to guess session cookies via brute force
methods and gain access to the user session.

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-10-23 13:18:04 UTC
Update currently being tested

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-12-19 13:25:23 UTC
See latest XFree86 update, RHSA-2003:289

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