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MDaemon < 9.0.6 POP3 Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of MDaemon POP3 Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote POP3 server is affected by multiple buffer overflow flaws.

Description :

The remote host is running Alt-N MDaemon, a mail server for Windows.

According to its banner, the POP3 server bundled with the version of
MDaemon on the remote host has two buffer overflows that can be
triggered with long arguments to the 'USER' and 'APOP' commands. By
exploiting these issues, a remote, unauthenticated user can reportedly
crash the affected service or run arbitrary code with LOCAL SYSTEM
rights.

See also :

http://www.infigo.hr/en/in_focus/advisories/INFIGO-2006-08-04
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/444015/30/0/threaded
http://files.altn.com/MDaemon/Release/RelNotes_en.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to MDaemon version 9.0.6 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19651

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

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