CVE-2007-1558

NameCVE-2007-1558
DescriptionThe APOP protocol allows remote attackers to guess the first 3 characters of a password via man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks that use crafted message IDs and MD5 collisions. NOTE: this design-level issue potentially affects all products that use APOP, including (1) Thunderbird 1.x before 1.5.0.12 and 2.x before 2.0.0.4, (2) Evolution, (3) mutt, (4) fetchmail before 6.3.8, (5) SeaMonkey 1.0.x before 1.0.9 and 1.1.x before 1.1.2, (6) Balsa 2.3.16 and earlier, (7) Mailfilter before 0.8.2, and possibly other products.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1300-1, DSA-1305-1, DTSA-46-1, DTSA-47-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
balsa (PTS)jessie, wheezy2.4.12-1fixed
stretch, sid2.4.12-3fixed
claws-mail (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.8.1-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.11.1-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid3.14.0-1fixed
fetchmail (PTS)wheezy6.3.21-4fixed
jessie6.3.26-1fixed
stretch, sid6.3.26-2fixed
icedove (PTS)wheezy38.7.0-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:45.2.0-2~deb7u1fixed
jessie38.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:45.2.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1:45.2.0-4fixed
mailfilter (PTS)wheezy0.8.2-4fixed
jessie0.8.3-1fixed
stretch, sid0.8.4-2fixed
mutt (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.5.21-6.2+deb7u3fixed
jessie1.5.23-3fixed
stretch1.6.2-1fixed
sid1.6.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
balsasource(unstable)2.3.17-1unimportant
claws-mailsource(unstable)2.9.1-1unimportant
fetchmailsource(unstable)6.3.8-1unimportant
fetchmailsourceetch6.3.6-1etch3low
iceapesource(unstable)1.1.2-1low
iceapesourceetch1.0.9-0etch1lowDSA-1300-1
iceapesourcelenny1.0.10~pre070720-0etch1+lenny1lowDTSA-47-1
icedovesource(unstable)2.0.0.4-1low
icedovesourceetch1.5.0.12.dfsg1-0etch1lowDSA-1305-1
icedovesourcelenny1.5.0.12.dfsg1-0etch1+lenny1lowDTSA-46-1
mailfiltersource(unstable)0.8.2-1unimportant
muttsource(unstable)1.5.18-6unimportant

Notes

Affects various clients, but no practical security implications
MFSA2007-15
i couldn't pinpoint exact mutt fixed version, but lenny's version has the
patch and etch's version does not (http://dev.mutt.org/trac/ticket/2846)

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