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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable IMAP Server EXAMINE Command Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for EXAMINE command denial of service vulnerability in MailEnable IMAP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is susceptible to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for
Windows.

According to the version number in its banner, the IMAP server bundled
with the installation of MailEnable Professional on the remote host
may crash when handling certain EXAMINE commands. An authenticated
attacker may be able to leverage this issue to deny service to users
with a specially-crafted EXAMINE command.

See also :

http://www.mailenable.com/professionalhistory.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to MailEnable Professional 1.72 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: 16457

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

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