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Vulnerability Assessment Details

vpopmail input validation bug

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Logs into the pop3 server with a crafter username

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote vpopmail server is vulnerable to
an input validation bug which may permit any
user to execute arbitrary code on this system
by providing a specially crafted username.

Solution : upgrade to vpopmail 4.8
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1418

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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