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[DSA996] DSA-996-1 libcrypt-cbc-perl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Lincoln Stein discovered that the Perl Crypt::CBC module produces weak
ciphertext when used with block encryption algorithms with blocksize >
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a Crypt::CBC module.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libcrypt-cbc-perl package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-996
Threat Level: High
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