Bug 1902137 (CVE-2020-8173) - CVE-2020-8173 nextcloud: random characters allowed decryption in shorter time than intended
Summary: CVE-2020-8173 nextcloud: random characters allowed decryption in shorter time...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2020-8173
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2020-11-27 04:23 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2021-10-28 05:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-10-28 05:27:48 UTC


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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-11-27 04:23:17 UTC
A too small set of random characters being used for encryption in Nextcloud Server 18.0.4 allowed decryption in shorter time than intended.

References:
https://hackerone.com/reports/852841
https://nextcloud.com/security/advisory/?id=NC-SA-2020-023

Comment 1 Christopher Engelhard 2020-11-27 07:16:34 UTC
Fixed in 18.0.5+ which has been in the repos for a while.


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