AS400 Default POP Services Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2823


The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.


The remote host is running the AS400 (version 4.5 or higher) POP3 server. This version of the POP daemon is vulnerable to an information disclosure flaw. An attacker can gain information about valid accounts, accounts with expired passwords, system accounts by querying the POP server. This information can be useful in other attacks that require a user ID and/or password.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2823

Family: POP Server

Published: 2005/04/13

Updated: 2019/03/06

Nessus ID: 18046

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:ibm:iseries_as_400

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1133

BID: 13156