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Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort

CVE-2014-0083

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

The Ruby net-ldap gem before 0.11 uses a weak salt when generating SSHA passwords.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-916 - Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort

The software generates a hash for a password, but it uses a scheme that does not provide a sufficient level of computational effort that would make password cracking attacks infeasible or expensive.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published