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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ipop2d buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
checks for a buffer overflow in pop2d

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

There is a buffer overflow in the imap suite provided with Debian GNU/Linux
2.1, which has a vulnerability in its POP-2 daemon, found in the ipopd
package. This vulnerability permits a possible hacker to gain a shell as user
'nobody', but requires the attacker to have a valid pop2 account.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 283

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

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