CVE Database

CVE-2006-0898

Impact: Low
Public: 2006-02-23
Bugzilla: 430522: CVE-2006-0898 perl-Crypt-CBC weaker encryption with some ciphers

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Crypt::CBC Perl module 2.16 and earlier, when running in RandomIV mode, uses an initialization vector (IV) of 8 bytes, which results in weaker encryption when used with a cipher that requires a larger block size than 8 bytes, such as Rijndael.

Find out more about CVE-2006-0898 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0261 May 20, 2008
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0630 August 13, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008

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