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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0960

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.
Publish Date : 2000-12-19 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0960

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Netscape Messaging Server 4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Netscape Messaging Server 4.15 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netscape Messaging Server 4.15 Patch2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netscape Messaging Server 3

- References For CVE-2000-0960
BUGTRAQ 20001011 Netscape Messaging server 4.15 poor error strings
XF netscape-messaging-email-verify
BID 1787 Netscape Messaging Server Email Address Verification Vulnerability Release Date:2000-10-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0960

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