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FTGate IMAP Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for buffer overflow vulnerability in FTGate IMAP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is prone to a buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of FTGate, a
commercial groupware mail server for Windows from FTGate Technology
Ltd.

The version of FTGate installed on the remote host includes an IMAP
server that is prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability due to
boundary errors in its handling of various IMAP commands. An
authenticated attacker can exploit this issue to crash the application
itself and possibly to execute arbitrary code subject to the
rights of the SYSTEM user.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/416876/30/0/threaded
http://members.ftgate.com/f4/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=7298

Solution :

Upgrade to FTGate 4.4.002 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15449

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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