Public Date:
672250: CVE-2011-0009 RT3: Insecure hashing algorithm used for storage of user passwords

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Best Practical Solutions RT 3.x before 3.8.9rc2 and 4.x before 4.0.0rc4 uses the MD5 algorithm for password hashes, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to determine cleartext passwords via a brute-force attack on the database.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0009 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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