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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Intellipeer POP3 server user account enumeration

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a flaw in Intellipeer pop3

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote POP3 server (probably intellipeer pop3 server) is vulnerable to
an account enumeration issue.

If a possible hacker attempts to log into the remote host by submitting a bogus
username, then the server will reply with a specific error message if the
account is non-existant, while it will reply with another message if the
account exists.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to set up a brute force attack against the
remote server to obtain a list of valid user names and accounts.

Solution : Upgrade to the newest version of this server or change it
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11257

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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