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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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