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up-imapproxy Literal DoS Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Literal DoS Vulnerability in up-imapproxy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running at least one instance of up-imapproxy that does
not properly handle IMAP literals. This flaw permits a remote attacker
to crash the proxy, killing existing connections as well as preventing
new ones, by using literals at unexpected times.

Solution : Upgrade to up-imapproxy 1.2.3rc2 or later.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 11630

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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