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Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
The remote POP3 server might be vulnerable to a buffer overflow bug
when it is issued at least one of these commands, with a too long
AUTH USER PASS
If confirmed, this problem might allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote system.
See also :
If you do not use POP3, disable this service. Otherwise, upgrade to a
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 10184 ()
Bugtraq ID: 27812811405542954789790830942
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0822CVE-2000-0091CVE-2001-0776CVE-2001-1046CVE-2002-0454CVE-2002-0799CVE-2002-1781
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