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CVE-2005-3256 Detail

Current Description

The key selection dialogue in Enigmail before 0.92.1 can incorrectly select a key with a user ID that does not have additional information, which allows parties with that key to decrypt the message.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.cert.dfn.de/infoserv/dsb/dsb-2005-01.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-889
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:226
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_28_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15155
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2158
https://usn.ubuntu.com/211-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:enigmail:enigmail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.92.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3256
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018