CVE-2007-6043

Current Description

The CryptGenRandom function in Microsoft Windows 2000 generates predictable values, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to reduce the effectiveness of cryptographic mechanisms, as demonstrated by attacks on (1) forward security and (2) backward security, related to use of eight instances of the RC4 cipher, and possibly a related issue to CVE-2007-3898.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 20, 2007
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-200
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.1
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score6.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2000********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows 2000 *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://eprint.iacr.org/2007/419.pdfhttp://eprint.iacr.org/2007/419.pdfMISC
http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1165210682;fp;2;fpid;1http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1165210682;fp;2;fpid;1MISC
26495http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26495BID