Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 22:38:45 +0000 From: "Carl B. Marcum" <cmarcum@...che.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2022-37401: Apache OpenOffice Weak Master Keys Severity: important Description: Apache OpenOffice supports the storage of passwords for web connections in the user's configuration database. The stored passwords are encrypted with a single master key provided by the user. A flaw in OpenOffice existed where master key was poorly encoded resulting in weakening its entropy from 128 to 43 bits making the stored passwords vulnerable to a brute force attack if an attacker has access to the users stored config. This issue affects: Apache OpenOffice versions prior to 4.1.13. Reference: CVE-2022-26307 - LibreOffice Credit: OpenSource Security GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Office for Information Security References: https://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2022-37401.html
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