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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0978

Format string vulnerability in gpgkeys_hkp (experimental HKP interface) for the GnuPG (gpg) client 1.2.3 and earlier, and 1.3.3 and earlier, allows remote attackers or a malicious keyserver to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code during key retrieval.
Publish Date : 2004-01-05 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0978

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Privacy Guard 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Privacy Guard 6

- References For CVE-2003-0978
XF gnupg-gpgkeyshkp-format-string(13892)
BUGTRAQ 20031203 GnuPG 1.2.3, 1.3.3 external HKP interface format string issue
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:048

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0978

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