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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable POP3 Server APOP Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to crash MailEnable POP3 Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote POP3 server is affected by a buffer overflow flaw.

Description :

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

The POP3 server bundled with the version of MailEnable on the remote
host has a buffer overflow flaw involving the APOP command that can be
exploited remotely by an unauthenticated attacker to crash the
affected service and possibly to execute code remotely.

See also :

http://forum.mailenable.com/viewtopic.php?t=9845
http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/default.asp

Solution :

Apply the ME-10012 hotfix or upgrade to MailEnable Standard Edition
1.94 / Professional Edition 1.74 / Enterprise Edition 1.22 or later

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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