DescriptionInter7 SqWebMail 3.4.1 through 3.6.1 generates different error messages for incorrect passwords versus correct passwords on non-mail-enabled accounts (such as root), which allows remote attackers to guess the root password via brute force attacks.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
courier (PTS)buster1.0.6-1vulnerable
bookworm, bullseye1.0.16-3vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


This is a lack of a security feature, but not a direct vulnerability

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