Trojita up to 0.4 Helper handleStateHelper information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Trojita up to 0.4. Affected is the function OpenConnectionTask::handleStateHelper of the component Helper. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

The OpenConnectionTask::handleStateHelper function in Imap/Tasks/OpenConnectionTask.cpp in Trojita before 0.4.1 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to trigger use of cleartext for saving a message into a (1) sent or (2) draft folder via a PREAUTH response that prevents later use of the STARTTLS command.

The weakness was shared 03/21/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-2567 since 03/20/2014. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 73150 (FreeBSD : mail/trojita -- may leak mail contents (not user credentials) over unencrypted connection (36f9ac43-b2ac-11e3-8752-080027ef73ec)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 0.3.90 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (91955) and Tenable (73150). The entries VDB-43770, VDB-43771, VDB-44906 and VDB-57463 are related to this item.





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 73150
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : mail/trojita -- may leak mail contents (not user credentials) over unencrypted connection (36f9ac43-b2ac-11e3-8752-080027ef73ec)
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Upgrade: Trojita 0.3.90


03/19/2014 🔍
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Advisory: 25fffa3e25cbad85bbca804193ad336b090a9ce1
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CVE: CVE-2014-2567 (🔍)
X-Force: 91955
Vulnerability Center: 43821 - Trojita Before 0.4.1 Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability via a PREAUTH Response, Medium
SecurityFocus: 66365 - Trojitá CVE-2014-2567 SSL Stripping Vulnerability

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 02/06/2022 08:30 AM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (62), 05/24/2017 10:51 AM (4), 02/06/2022 08:29 AM (4), 02/06/2022 08:30 AM (1)
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