UoW IMAP/POP server_login() Function Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote mail server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description :

A remote buffer overflow in this IMAP server
may allow a remote user to gain root privileges.

University of Washington IMAP server is known to be affected.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0d90bc64

Solution :

Upgrade your IMAP server to the newest version availble from your vendor.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10125 (imap_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0042