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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable POP3 Server Authentication Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to crash MailEnable POP3 Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote POP3 server is affected by two authentication issues.

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 authentication commands that
can be exploited remotely by an unauthenticated attacker to crash the
affected service and possibly to execute code remotely.

In addition, it reportedly has a cryptographic implementation mistake
that weakens authentication security.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-March/044229.html
http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/default.asp

Solution :

Apply the ME-10011 hotfix or upgrade to MailEnable Standard Edition
1.93 / Professional Edition 1.73 / Enterprise Edition 1.21 or later

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17162

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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