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Vulnerability Assessment Details

IMAP4buffer overflow in the BODY command

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks for a buffer overflow in imapd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host, through the
IMAP server.

Description :

The remote version of UW-IMAP is vulnerable to a buffer overflow condition
which may permit an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host with the rights of the IMAP server.


Solution :

Upgrade to imap-2001a

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 4713

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

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