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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Ipswitch IMail IMAP EXAMINE Argument Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for IMAP EXAMINE argument buffer overflow vulnerability in Ipswitch IMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the Ipswitch Collaboration
Suite / Ipswitch IMail IMAP server that is prone to a buffer overflow
when processing an EXAMINE command with a long argument.
Specifically, if an authenticated attacker sends an EXAMINE command
with a malformed mailbox name of 259 bytes or more, he will overwrite
the saved stack frame pointer and potentially gain control of process
execution.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=216&type=vulnerabilities

Solution :

Apply IMail Server 8.15 Hotfix 1 (February 3, 2005).

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: 12780

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

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