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Ipswitch IMAPD LIST Command Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for LIST command denial of service vulnerability in Ipswitch IMAPD

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Ipswitch Collaboration Suite or IMail
Server, commercial messaging and collaboration suites for Windows.

The version of Ipswitch Collaboration Suite / IMail server installed
on the remote host contains an IMAP server that suffers from a denial
of service flaw. Using a specially crafted LIST command of around
8000 bytes, an authenticated attacker can crash the IMAP server on the
affected host, thereby denying service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=347&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/ics/updates/ics202.asp
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/imail_professional/im822.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to Ipswitch Collaboration Suite 2.02 / IMail 8.22 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 15753

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

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