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[Full-disclosure] FGA-2008-16: EMC Dantz Retrospect 7 backup Server Authentication Module Weak Password Hash Arithmetic Vulnerability

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Date: Mon Jul 21 2008 - 08:47:20 CDT


FGA-2008-16: EMC Dantz Retrospect 7 backup Server Authentication Module
Weak Password Hash Arithmetic Vulnerability
http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2008-16.html
July 20, 2008

-- Affected Vendors:
EMC

-- Affected Products:
EMC Dantz Retrospect Backup Server 7.5.508

-- Vulnerability Details:

The Hash arithmetic which EMC Dantz Retrospect 7 backup Server
Authentication Module used is too simple.
Due to the poor hash arithmetic, attacker will gain client's password
using brute force without Time-consuming.

-- Vendor Response:
EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability:
http://www.emcinsignia.com/updates

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2008-04-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-06-30 - Vendor issued update
2088-07-20 - Coordinated public release of advisory

Acknowledgment:

Zhenhua Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

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