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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2005-1505
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:49:20
Published 11 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The new account wizard in 2.0 in Mac OS 10.4, when configuring an IMAP mail account and checking the credentials, does not prompt the user to use SSL until after the password has already been sent, which causes the password to be sent in plaintext.

Vulnerable Systems


XF - mailapp-account-wizard-plaintext-password(20670)

BUGTRAQ - 20050504 Mac OS 10.4: new-account-wizzard in Mail 2.0 sends clear-text passwords

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:12