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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1497

Ipswitch IMail 5.0 and 6.0 uses weak encryption to store passwords in registry keys, which allows local attackers to read passwords for e-mail accounts.
Publish Date : 1999-12-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1497

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ipswitch Imail 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ipswitch Imail 5.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ipswitch Imail 5.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ipswitch Imail 5.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ipswitch Imail 5.0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ipswitch Imail 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ipswitch Imail 6

- References For CVE-1999-1497
BID 880 IMail Weak Password Encryption Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 19991221 [w00giving '99 #11] IMail's password encryption scheme

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1497

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