Vulnerability CVE-2013-7463


Published: 2017-04-19

Description:
The aescrypt gem 1.0.0 for Ruby does not randomize the CBC IV for use with the AESCrypt.encrypt and AESCrypt.decrypt functions, which allows attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via a chosen plaintext attack.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Aescrypt project -> Aescrypt 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98035
https://github.com/Gurpartap/aescrypt/issues/4

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