49561 : PHP Multiple rand Functions RNG Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-05-06

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-4107" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The (1) rand and (2) mt_rand functions in PHP 5.2.6 do not produce cryptographically strong random numbers, which allows attackers to leverage exposures in products that rely on these functions for security-relevant functionality, as demonstrated by the password-reset functionality in Joomla! 1.5.x and WordPress before 2.6.2, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2107, CVE-2008-2108, and CVE-2008-4102.

Classification

Attack Type: Cryptographic
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

4648

Credit

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-09-19 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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