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Cryptographic Issues


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The installation routine in ownCloud Server before 4.0.14, 4.5.x before 4.5.9, and 5.0.x before 5.0.4 uses the time function to seed the generation of the PostgreSQL database user password, which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess the password via a brute force attack.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • NONE

CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published