ISS BlackICE PC Protection Update cleartext transmission

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A vulnerability was found in ISS BlackICE PC Protection (affected version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Update Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cleartext transmission vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-319. The product transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors. The impact remains unknown.

The weakness was published 09/22/2003 by Marc Ruef with scip AG (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2003-5002. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1040 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

Similar entry is available at 296.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.7

VulDB Base Score: 3.7
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Class: Cleartext transmission
CWE: CWE-319 / CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1040

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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09/22/2003 🔍
09/22/2003 +0 days 🔍
03/02/2022 +6736 days 🔍


Researcher: Marc Ruef
Organization: scip AG
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2003-5002 (🔍)
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Created: 09/22/2003 12:19 PM
Updated: 03/02/2022 08:10 AM
Changes: 09/22/2003 12:19 PM (48), 01/28/2022 12:37 PM (5), 03/02/2022 08:10 AM (17)
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