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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable IMAP STATUS Command Buffer Overflow

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

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 STATUS 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.

See also :

http://www.coresecurity.com/common/showdoc.php?idx=467&idxseccion=10
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-07/0205.html

Solution :

Upgrade to MailEnable Professional 1.6 or later or to MailEnable
Enterprise Edition 1.1 or later.

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: 14243

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

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