MailEnable Multiple Products POP3 Authentication Bypass

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3483


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of the MailEnable email server. While the details of the flaw are unknown, it is alleged that a remote attacker can create a query such that they gain administrative access without actually authenticating.


Upgrade to MailEnable Professional 1.74 or higher, MailEnable Enterprise Edition 1.22 or higher, or Mailenable 1.94 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3483

Family: IMAP Servers

Published: 2006/03/20

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 3035, 2005

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mailenable:mailenable

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1337

BID: 17162