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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2001-0435
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:24:06
Published 02 Jul 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The split key mechanism used by PGP 7.0 allows a key share holder to obtain access to the entire key by setting the "Cache passphrase while logged on" option and capturing the passphrases of other share holders as they authenticate.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Pgp 7.0


BUGTRAQ - 20010410 [wsir-01/02-03] PGP 7.0 Split Key/Cached Passphrase Vulnerability

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:16