WebEasyMail POP3 username/password brute force attack
|webeasymail-pop3-bruteforce (9925)||Low Risk|
WebEasyMail could allow a remote attacker to determine POP3 server usernames and passwords. The POP3 server returns different responses depending on whether a valid or invalid username is entered during authentication and could allow a remote attacker to use brute force techniques to determine a valid username and password.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Aug 19 2002 - 19:54:24 CDT : Advisory: DoS in WebEasyMail +more possible? .
- WebEasyMail Web site: WebEasyMail - Web Mail Server for NT/2000/XP.
- BID-5519: WebEasyMail POP3 Server Valid User Name Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1416: The POP3 service for WebEasyMail 188.8.131.52 and earlier generates diffferent error messages for valid and invalid usernames during authentication, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct brute force attacks.
- OSVDB ID: 14535: WebEasyMail POP3 Service Error Message Account Enumeration
- WinWebMail WebEasyMail 184.108.40.206
Aug 19, 2002
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