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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2001-1016

Original release date: 09/04/2001
Last revised: 09/05/2008


PGP Corporate Desktop before 7.1, Personal Security before 7.0.3, Freeware before 7.0.3, and E-Business Server before 7.1 does not properly display when invalid userID's are used to sign a message, which could allow an attacker to make the user believe that the document has been signed by a trusted third party by adding a second, invalid user ID to a key which has already been signed by the third party, aka the "PGPsdk Key Validity Vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20010904 PGPsdk Key Validity Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pgp.com/support/product-advisories/pgpsdk.asp
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 1946
External Source: BID
Name: 3280
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: pgp-invalid-key-display(7081)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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