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Alt-N MDaemon Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the remote version of Mdaemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Alt-N MDaemon, an SMTP/IMAP server for the Windows
operating system family.

It is reported that versions up to and including 7.2.0 are prone to local
privilege escalation vulnerability.

An local attacker may increase his privilege and execute code with SYSTEM
rights.

See also : http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1324.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1353.html
Solution : Upgrade to MDaemon 7.2.1 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11736

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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