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Vulnerability Assessment Details

imap authenticate buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks for imap authenticate buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute code on the remote IMAP server.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote IMAP server by sending
a too long AUTHENTICATE command.
A possible hacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability to
execute code on the remote host.

Solution :

Contact your IMAP server vendor.

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: 130

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

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