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CVE-1999-1073 - Sexpartite Bears

Description

Excite for Web Servers (EWS) 1.1 records the first two characters of a plaintext password in the beginning of the encrypted password which makes it easier for an attacker to guess passwords via a brute force or dictionary attack.

Reference

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=91248445931140&w=2