CVE-2007-5855

MEDIUM

Description

Mail in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.1, when an SMTP account has been set up using Account Assistant, can use plaintext authentication even when MD5 Challenge-Response authentication is available, which makes it easier for remote attackers to sniff account activity.

References

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/28136

http://securitytracker.com/id?1019107

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39104

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-12-19

Updated: 2017-07-29

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM