UoW IMAP/POP server_login() Function Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 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 :


Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10125 (imap_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0042