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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201606-19 ] kwalletd Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: kwalletd: Information disclosure (GLSA 201606-19)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: June 27, 2016
Bug(s): #496768
ID: 201606-19

Synopsis

Kwalletd password stores are vulnerable to codebook attacks.

Background

Kwalletd is is a credentials management application for KDE.

Affected Packages

Package: kde-apps/kwalletd
Vulnerable: < 4.14.3-r2
Unaffected: >= 4.14.3-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Kwalletd in KWallet uses Blowfish with ECB mode instead of CBC mode when
encrypting the password store.


Impact

Local attackers, with access to the password store, could conduct a
codebook attack in order to obtain confidential passwords.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All kwalletd users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-apps/kwalletd-4.14.3-r1"
   


References

CVE-2013-7252
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