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CVE-2007-1558 Detail

Current Description

The APOP protocol allows remote attackers to guess the first 3 characters of a password via man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that use crafted message IDs and MD5 collisions. NOTE: this design-level issue potentially affects all products that use APOP, including (1) Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5.0.12 and 2.x before 2.0.0.4, (2) Evolution, (3) mutt, (4) fetchmail before 6.3.8, (5) SeaMonkey 1.0.x before 1.0.9 and 1.1.x before 1.1.2, (6) Balsa 2.3.16 and earlier, (7) Mailfilter before 0.8.2, and possibly other products.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
http://balsa.gnome.org/download.html
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2007-01.txt
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/balsa-list/2007-July/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-06.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.571857
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=683706
http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/en/news.html
http://www.claws-mail.org/news.php
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1300
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1305 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:105
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:107
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:113
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:119
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:131
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-15.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_36_mozilla.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/15/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/18/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0344.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0353.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0385.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0401.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0402.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1140.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464477/30/0/threaded Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464569/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/470172/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471455/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471720/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471842/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23257 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018008
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-469-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-520-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-151A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1466
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1468
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1480
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1994
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2788
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1231
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1232
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1424
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9782

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:apop_protocol:apop_protocol
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1558
NVD Published Date:
04/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018