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Debian: DSA-2150-1: request-tracker3.6 security update

Date 22 Jan 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that Request Tracker, an issue tracking system, stored passwords in its database by using an insufficiently strong hashing method. If an attacker would have access to the password database, he could decode the passwords stored in it.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2150-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
January 22, 2011                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : request-tracker3.6
Vulnerability  : unsalted password hashing
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0009

It was discovered that Request Tracker, an issue tracking system,
stored passwords in its database by using an insufficiently strong
hashing method. If an attacker would have access to the password
database, he could decode the passwords stored in it.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.6.7-5+lenny5.

The testing distribution (squeeze) will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.8-7 of the request-tracker3.8 package.

We recommend that you upgrade your Request Tracker packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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