CVE-2006-0898

NameCVE-2006-0898
DescriptionCrypt::CBC Perl module 2.16 and earlier, when running in RandomIV mode, uses an initialization vector (IV) of 8 bytes, which results in weaker encryption when used with a cipher that requires a larger block size than 8 bytes, such as Rijndael.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-996-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcrypt-cbc-perl (PTS)wheezy2.30-1fixed
buster, sid, jessie, stretch2.33-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libcrypt-cbc-perlsource(unstable)2.17-1low
libcrypt-cbc-perlsourcesarge2.12-1sarge1lowDSA-996-1

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