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CVE-2002-2125 Detail

Current Description

Internet Explorer 6.0 does not warn users when an expired certificate authority (CA) certificate is submitted to the user and a newer CA certificate is in the user's local repository, which could allow remote attackers to decrypt web sessions via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/10180.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/292842
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5778

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2600:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2800.1106:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-2125
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008