CVE-2013-4442

NameCVE-2013-4442
DescriptionPassword Generator (aka Pwgen) before 2.07 uses weak pseudo generated numbers when /dev/urandom is unavailable, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to guess the numbers.
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 Bugs767008

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pwgen (PTS)jessie2.07-1fixed
stretch2.07-1.1fixed
buster, sid2.08-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pwgensource(unstable)2.07-1unimportant767008

Notes

/dev/random is universally available, if an attacker can create an environment
where it's not available that opens a far bigger can of worms

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