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MDaemon IMAP Server Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in MDaemon IMAP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Alt-N MDaemon, an SMTP/IMAP server for the
Windows operating system family.

The IMAP server component of MDaemon is affected by a format string
vulnerability involving folders with format string specifiers in their
names . An authenticated attacker can leverage this issue to cause
the remote host to consume excessive CPU resources.

Further, given the nature of format string vulnerabilities, this issue
is likely to lead to the execution of arbitrary code as LOCAL SYSTEM.

See also :

http://www.nsag.ru/vuln/888.html
http://files.altn.com/MDaemon/Release/RelNotes_en.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to MDaemon 8.15 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: 16854

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

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