FreeBSD : claws-mail -- APOP vulnerability (c389d06d-ee57-11db-bd51-0016179b2dd5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

CVE reports :

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.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25102 (freebsd_pkg_c389d06dee5711dbbd510016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558

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