CVE-2005-2946

NameCVE-2005-2946
DescriptionThe default configuration on OpenSSL before 0.9.8 uses MD5 for creating message digests instead of a more cryptographically strong algorithm, which makes it easier for remote attackers to forge certificates with a valid certificate authority signature.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs314465

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openssl (PTS)jessie1.0.1t-1+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)1.0.1t-1+deb8u9fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.1.0f-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1.1.0h-4fixed
sid1.1.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)0.9.8-1unimportant314465

Notes

MD5 is still good enough for most applications, second preimage attacks
haven't been presented yet

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