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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable IMAP EXAMINE Command Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for EXAMINE command buffer overflow in MailEnable's IMAP service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute code on the remote IMAP server.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of MailEnable's IMAP service that
is prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability triggered when processing
a EXAMINE command with a long mailbox name. Once authenticated, an
attacker can exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code subject to
the rights of the affected application. There are also reportedly
similar issues with other IMAP commands.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-December/040388.html

Solution :

Install Hotfix ME-10010 for MailEnable Professional 1.71 and earlier or
MailEnable Enterprise Edition 1.1 and earlier.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15985

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

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