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Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 09:35:10 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Raphael Geissert <geissert@...ian.org>,
        Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com>,
        coley@...us.mitre.org
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Python keyring

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On 10/30/2012 01:27 PM, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> On Friday 05 October 2012 15:21:57 Marc Deslauriers wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> Python keyring before 0.9.1 was using the user-supplied password 
>> insecurely.
>> 
>> From the 0.9.1 changelog:
>> 
>> CryptedFileKeyring now uses PBKDF2 to derive the key from the
>> user's password and a random hash. The IV is chosen randomly as
>> well. All the stored passwords are encrypted at once. Any
>> keyrings using the old format will be automatically converted to
>> the new format (but will no longer be compatible with 0.9 and
>> earlier). The user's password is no longer limited to 32
>> characters. PyCrypto 2.5 or greater is now required for this
>> keyring.
>> 
>> See:
>> 
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/keyring#id2 
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-keyring/+bug/1004845
>
>> 
> Could a CVE id be assigned please?
> 
> Thanks,

Please use CVE-2012-4571 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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