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Joomla!: [20080902] - Core - Random Number Generation Flaw (CVE-2008-4102)

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Joomla!: [20080902] - Core - Random Number Generation Flaw (CVE-2008-4102)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/20/2014
Modified
04/20/2016

Description

Joomla! 1.5 before 1.5.7 initializes PHP's PRNG with a weak seed, which makes it easier for attackers to guess the pseudo-random values produced by PHP's mt_rand function, as demonstrated by guessing password reset tokens, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3681.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-1_5_7

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