CVE-2000-0960

Current Description

The POP3 server in Netscape Messaging Server 4.15p1 generates different error messages for incorrect user names versus incorrect passwords, which allows remote attackers to determine valid users on the system and harvest email addresses for spam abuse.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 19, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeMessaging Server4.15*******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeMessaging Server4.15patch1******
    2.3ApplicationNetscapeMessaging Server4.15patch2******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Netscape Messaging Server 4.15

References

NameSourceURLTags
20001011 Netscape Messaging server 4.15 poor error stringshttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=97138100426121&w=2BUGTRAQ
1787http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1787BIDExploit Vendor Advisory
netscape-messaging-email-verify(5364)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5364XF