Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 17:28:51 +1000 From: Murray McAllister <mmcallis@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2014-0246 sos: md5 hash of GRUB password collected when running sosreport Hi all, When using a GRUB bootloader password, the md5 hash of said password was collected and stored in the resulting archive of debugging information when running sosreport. An attacker able to access the archive could use this flaw to obtain the GRUB bootloader password. (CVE-2014-0246) Red Hat would like to thank Dolev Farhi of F5 Networks for reporting this issue. Reference: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1101393 Cheers, -- Murray McAllister / Red Hat Security Response Team
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