Hydra: IMAP

High Nessus Plugin ID 15876

Synopsis

It may be possible to determine IMAP passwords through brute force.

Description

This plugin runs Hydra to find IMAP accounts and passwords by brute force.

To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.

Solution

Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15876

File Name: hydra_imap.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 14772, 15868, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Secret/hydra/logins_file, Secret/hydra/passwords_file, /tmp/hydra/force_run