alpine 3.6
crypto weakness #50

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Weakness Breakdown


Definition:

This weakness involves creating non-standard or non-tested algorithms, using weak algorithms or applying cryptographic algorithms incorrectly. Algorithms that were once considered safe are commonly later found to be unsafe, as the algorithms were broken.

Warning code(s):

DES only supports a 56-bit keysize, which is too small given today's computers.

File Name:

libressl/src/libressl-2.5.5/apps/openssl/gendsa.c

Context:

The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Alpine 3.6 crypto weakness.

 		if (pledge("stdio cpath wpath rpath tty", NULL) == -1) {
			perror("pledge");
			exit(1);
		}
	}

	argv++;
	argc--;
	for (;;) {
		if (argc <= 0)
			break;
		if (strcmp(*argv, "-out") == 0) {
			if (--argc < 1)
				goto bad;
			outfile = *(++argv);
		} else if (strcmp(*argv, "-passout") == 0) {
			if (--argc < 1)
				goto bad;
			passargout = *(++argv);
		}
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-") == 0)
			goto bad;
#ifndef OPENSSL_NO_DES
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-des") == 0)
			enc = EVP_des_cbc();
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-des3") == 0)
			enc = EVP_des_ede3_cbc();
#endif
#ifndef OPENSSL_NO_IDEA
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-idea") == 0)
			enc = EVP_idea_cbc();
#endif
#ifndef OPENSSL_NO_AES
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-aes128") == 0)
			enc = EVP_aes_128_cbc();
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-aes192") == 0)
			enc = EVP_aes_192_cbc();
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-aes256") == 0)
			enc = EVP_aes_256_cbc();
#endif
#ifndef OPENSSL_NO_CAMELLIA
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-camellia128") == 0)
			enc = EVP_camellia_128_cbc();
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-camellia192") == 0)
			enc = EVP_camellia_192_cbc();
		else if (strcmp(*argv, "-camellia256") == 0)
			enc = EVP_camellia_256_cbc();
#endif
		else if (**argv != '-' && dsaparams == NULL) {
			dsaparams = *argv; 

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