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SUSE-SA:2005:012: imap

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the imap package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:012 (imap).

The University of Washington imap daemon can be used to access mails
remotely using the IMAP protocol.

This update fixes a logical error in the challenge response
authentication mechanism CRAM-MD5 used by UW IMAP. Due to this
mistake a remote attacker can gain access to the IMAP server as
arbitrary user.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0198.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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