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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1558

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.
Publish Date : 2007-04-16 Last Update Date : 2013-09-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-03-20 2007-04-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1558 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20071558 unix
DSA-1300-1 iceape oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18785 unix
DSA-1305-1 icedove - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20321 unix
ELSA-2007:0344: evolution-data-server security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22650 unix
ELSA-2007:0385: fetchmail security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22506 unix
ELSA-2007:0386: mutt security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22532 unix
ELSA-2007:0401: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22350 unix
ELSA-2009:1140: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22900 unix
RHSA-2007:0344: evolution-data-server security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070344 unix
RHSA-2007:0353: evolution security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070353 unix
RHSA-2007:0385: fetchmail security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070385 unix
RHSA-2007:0386: mutt security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070386 unix
RHSA-2007:0401: thunderbird security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070401 unix
RHSA-2007:0402: seamonkey security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070402 unix
RHSA-2009:1140 -- ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29258 unix
RHSA-2009:1140: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091140 unix
The APOP protocol allows remote attackers to guess the first 3 characters of a password via man-in-the-middle (MITM) att... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9782 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1558

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apop Protocol Apop Protocol Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apop Protocol Apop Protocol 1

- References For CVE-2007-1558

http://secunia.com/advisories/25664
SECUNIA 25664
http://secunia.com/advisories/25750
SECUNIA 25750
http://secunia.com/advisories/25798
SECUNIA 25798
http://secunia.com/advisories/25858
SECUNIA 25858
http://secunia.com/advisories/25894
SECUNIA 25894
http://secunia.com/advisories/26083
SECUNIA 26083
http://secunia.com/advisories/26415
SECUNIA 26415
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
SGI 20070602-01-P
http://balsa.gnome.org/download.html CONFIRM
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00771742
HP HPSBUX02153
http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2007-01.txt CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c00774579
HP HPSBUX02156
http://secunia.com/advisories/25353
SECUNIA 25353
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/balsa-list/2007-July/msg00000.html
MLIST [balsa-list] 20070704 balsa-2.3.17 released
http://secunia.com/advisories/25402
SECUNIA 25402
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200706-06
http://secunia.com/advisories/35699
SECUNIA 35699
http://secunia.com/advisories/25559
SECUNIA 25559
http://secunia.com/advisories/25546
SECUNIA 25546
http://secunia.com/advisories/25529
SECUNIA 25529
http://secunia.com/advisories/25496
SECUNIA 25496
http://secunia.com/advisories/25476
SECUNIA 25476
http://www.claws-mail.org/news.php CONFIRM
http://sylpheed.sraoss.jp/en/news.html CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=683706 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.571857
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-152-02
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1300
DEBIAN DSA-1300
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:105
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:105
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:107
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:107
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464569/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070403 Re: APOP vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464477/30/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070402 APOP vulnerability
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1140.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1140
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0402.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0402
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0401.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0401
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0386.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0386
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0385.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0385
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0353.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0353
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0344.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0344
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471720/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070619 FLEA-2007-0026-1: evolution-data-server
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:113
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:113
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:119
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:119
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:131
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:131
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:014
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_36_mozilla.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:036
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/15/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090815 mailfilter 0.8.2 fixes CVE-2007-1558 (APOP)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/18/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090818 Re: CVE-2007-1558 update (was: mailfilter 0.8.2 fixes CVE-2007-1558 (APOP))
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/470172/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070531 FLEA-2007-0023-1: firefox
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471455/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0122-1 evolution-data-server
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018008
SECTRACK 1018008
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471842/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070620 FLEA-2007-0027-1: thunderbird
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-469-1
UBUNTU USN-469-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-520-1
UBUNTU USN-520-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1466
VUPEN ADV-2007-1466
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1468
VUPEN ADV-2007-1468
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1467
VUPEN ADV-2007-1467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1480
VUPEN ADV-2007-1480
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1994
VUPEN ADV-2007-1994
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
VUPEN ADV-2007-1939
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2788
VUPEN ADV-2007-2788
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1231 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0082
VUPEN ADV-2008-0082
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2007/mfsa2007-15.html CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1232 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1424 CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-151A.html
CERT TA07-151A
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1305
DEBIAN DSA-1305
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23257
BID 23257 APOP Protocol Insecure MD5 Hash Weakness Release Date:2009-07-07
http://secunia.com/advisories/25534
SECUNIA 25534

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1558

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