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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Imap buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Imap buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
A buffer overflow in imap permits a remote user to
become root easily.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Solution : Upgrade your imap server to the newest version

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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