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Vulnerability of makepasswd: privilege escalation via Weak Passwords

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Weak Passwords of makepasswd, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Fedora.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/01/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2010-2247, FEDORA-2020-1db19e75db, FEDORA-2020-a5b60d0c2b, VIGILANCE-VUL-31303.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Weak Passwords of makepasswd, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This vulnerability announce impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora: new makepasswd packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: makepasswd 0.5.3-18.fc30
  Fedora 31: makepasswd 0.5.3-18.fc31
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