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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2007-6150

Severity Low
Score 2.1/10

Summary

The "internal state tracking" code for the random and urandom devices in FreeBSD 5.5, 6.1 through 6.3, and 7.0 beta 4 allows local users to obtain portions of previously-accessed random values, which could be leveraged to bypass protection mechanisms that rely on secrecy of those values.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published