PGPfire uses unique ICMP response fingerprints
|pgpfire-icmp-fingerprint (8008)||Low Risk|
PGPfire could allow a remote attacker to determine the Windows operating system version when receiving ICMP Port Unreachable Error responses. An attacker can use this information when planning further attacks against a victim's computer. By default, PGPfire is installed with PGP Corporate Desktop version 7.1.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jan 25 2002 - 13:47:36 CST: Identifying PGP Corporate Desktop 7.1 with PGPfire Personal Desktop Firewall Installed (no need to be enabled) on Microsoft Windows Based OSs.
- BID-3961: PGPFire Desktop Firewall ICMP Fingerprinting Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0208: PGP Security PGPfire 7.1 for Windows alters the system's TCP/IP stack and modifies packets in ICMP error messages in a way that allows remote attackers to determine that the system is running PGPfire.
- OSVDB ID: 11969: NAI PGP Security PGPfire ICMP Error Message Software Presence Disclosure
- PGP Corporate Desktop 7.1
Jan 25, 2002
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