Vulnerability in aescrypt because IV is not randomized

Metadata

medium
5.0
aescrypt
CVE-2013-7463
github.com
2013-10-01
2017-06-16 19:08
2017-04-20 17:03

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.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
aescrypt None None