CVE-2010-1128

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-02-25
Bugzilla:
577582: CVE-2010-1128 php: LCG entropy weakness

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Linear Congruential Generator (LCG) in PHP before 5.2.13 does not provide the expected entropy, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to guess values that were intended to be unpredictable, as demonstrated by session cookies generated by using the uniqid function.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1128 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important and critical impact are addressed.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29
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