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Secunia Security Advisory 42657

Secunia Security Advisory 42657
Posted Dec 25, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A weakness has been reported in BlackBerry Desktop Software, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct brute force attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 42657

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TITLE:
BlackBerry Desktop Software Backup File Brute Force Weakness

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA42657

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/42657/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42657

RELEASE DATE:
2010-12-25

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/42657/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/42657/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=42657

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A weakness has been reported in BlackBerry Desktop Software, which
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct brute force attacks.

The application generates database backup files with insufficient
encryption, which can be exploited to decrypt the backup file via
brute force attacks.

The weakness is reported in version 6.0.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 6.0.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits ElcomSoft.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB24764

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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