Bug 1618027 (CVE-2006-1058) - CVE-2006-1058 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-1058 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2006-1058
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20051219,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-16 12:09 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 20:24 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:09:34 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:09:26 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:38:07 UTC
MITRE description:

BusyBox 1.1.1 does not use a salt when generating passwords, which makes it easier for local users to guess passwords from a stolen password file using techniques such as rainbow tables.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:27:48 UTC

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.  More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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