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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4269

Original release date: 08/16/2010
Last revised: 01/26/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The password hash generation algorithm in the BUILTIN authentication functionality for Apache Derby before 10.6.1.0 performs a transformation that reduces the size of the set of inputs to SHA-1, which produces a small search space that makes it easier for local and possibly remote attackers to crack passwords by generating hash collisions, related to password substitution.

Description

Per https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4483, the reported version affected is 10.5.3.0. Unable to determine if affected versions exist between 10.5.3.0 and 10.6.1.0

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2011-194091.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [apache-db-general] 20100519 [ANNOUNCE] Apache Derby 10.6.1.0 released
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0149
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42948
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://db.apache.org/derby/releases/release-10.6.1.0.cgi#Fix+for+Security+Bug+CVE-2009-4269
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.sun.com/kah/entry/derby_10_6_1_has
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4483
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024977
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42970
External Source: BID
Name: 42637
External Source: MISC
Name: http://marcellmajor.com/derbyhash.html

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* cpe:/a:apache:derby:10.5.3.0 and previous versions

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