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Re: sqwebmail web login
From: Brian Bothwell (sysragesysrage.net)
Date: Mon Feb 02 2004 - 22:53:24 CST
On Sat, 31 Jan 2004 10:54:12 +0100
"Marco Marabelli" <mmsmrt.it> wrote:
> When user root try loggin in on the web on http://domain/cgi-bin/sqwebmail,
> if does it with right root password, sqwebmail gives an error "maildir
> doesn't exist or has incorrect ownership or permission". This, ONLY if you
> give right root password, if not, you have error "invalid user or password"
> (as any other wrong password, for any user).
> I think this should be a good method for guessing root password, in fact
> failure logging in on the sqewebmail are not logged (generally!).
sorry if this is inappropriate, but if any admin has their mail server setup to allow passwd authenticated root access is just asking for trouble. my belief is that this account should not be real. if you need rootyourserver.com then just setup an alias to forward the mail to another account.
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