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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2049

Original release date: 05/01/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The POP3 server (EPSTPOP3S.EXE) 4.22 in E-Post Mail Server 4.10 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via multiple crafted APOP commands for a known POP3 account, which displays the password in a POP3 error message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: BID
Name: 28951
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019930
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29990
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1389
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.e-postinc.jp/Mail_Server.html
External Source: XF
Name: epost-pop3-information-disclosure(42035)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://vuln.sg/epostmailserver410-en.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)