Executive Summary

Name CVE-2005-3256 First vendor Publication 2005-10-18
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3256

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 48

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-10-10 Name : SLES9: Security update for Mozilla Mail
File : nvt/sles9p5016950.nasl
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 889-1 (enigmail)
File : nvt/deb_889_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
19486 Enigmail Crafted Key Import Encryption Subversion

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2006-10-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-889.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-01-15 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2005-226.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-01-15 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-211-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15155
CERT-VN http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/805121
CONFIRM http://www.cert.dfn.de/infoserv/dsb/dsb-2005-01.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-889
MANDRAKE http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:226
SUSE http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_28_sr.html
UBUNTU https://usn.ubuntu.com/211-1/
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2158

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