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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0960
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:17
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The POP3 server in Netscape Messaging Server 4.15p1 generates different error messages for incorrect user names versus incorrect passwords, which allows remote attackers to determine valid users on the system and harvest email addresses for spam abuse.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Netscape Messaging Server 4.15


XF - netscape-messaging-email-verify

BID - 1787

BUGTRAQ - 20001011 Netscape Messaging server 4.15 poor error strings

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:56