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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.4 6.4
CVE Id CVE-2007-5855
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:01:24
Published 19 Dec 2007 04:46:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5855

Summary

Mail in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.1, when an SMTP account has been set up using Account Assistant, can use plaintext authentication even when MD5 Challenge-Response authentication is available, which makes it easier for remote attackers to sniff account activity.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1


References

CERT - TA07-352A

VUPEN - ADV-2007-4238

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2007-12-17

XF - macos-mail-weak-security(39104)

BID - 26910

SECTRACK - 1019107

SECUNIA - 28136

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179

Related Patches

Apple 2007-12-17 Security Update 2007-009 (10.4.11 PPC)

Apple 2007-12-17 Security Update 2007-009 (10.5.1)

Apple 2007-12-21 Security Update 2007-009 1.1 (10.4.11 PPC)

Apple 2007-12-21 Security Update 2007-009 1.1 (10.5.1)

Apple 2007-12-21 Security Update 2007-009 1.1 (10.4.11 Universal)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:18