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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Wingate POP3 USER overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if Wingate POP3 server can be crashed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote POP3 server,
which is probably part of Wingate, could
be crashed with the following command :

USER x#999(...)999

This problem may prevent users on your
network from retrieving their emails.

Solution : Upgrade.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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