PGP Keyserver denial of service using Web interface
|pgp-keyserver-http-dos (7203)||Medium Risk|
Network Associates PGP Key Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a vulnerability in the default permissions of the Web interface. A remote attacker can request a URL containing either the 'console.exe' or 'cs.exe' commands to bypass authentication and gain unauthorized access to the Web interface. This could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service attack.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of February 1, 2014.
- PGP Product Advisory September 25, 2001: PGP Key Server Permissions Misconfiguration.
- SNS Advisory No.43: PGP Keyserver Permissions Misconfiguration.
- BID-3375: NAI PGP Keyserver Web Administration Interface Authentication Bypassing Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1252: Network Associates PGP Keyserver 7.0 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and access the administrative web interface via URLs that directly access cgi-bin instead of keyserver/cgi-bin for the programs (1) console, (2) cs, (3) multi_config and (4) directory.
- OSVDB ID: 1955: NAI PGP Keyserver console.exe Authentication Bypass
- OSVDB ID: 4193: NAI PGP Keyserver cs.exe Authentication Bypass
- PGP Keyserver 7.0
- PGP Keyserver 7.0.1
Sep 28, 2001
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