Multiple Vendor POP3 Remote Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.

Description :

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
argument :

AUTH USER PASS

If confirmed, this problem might allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote system.

See also :

http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/27197

Solution :

If you do not use POP3, disable this service. Otherwise, upgrade to a
newer version.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10184 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2781
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CVE ID: CVE-1999-0822
CVE-2000-0091
CVE-2001-0776
CVE-2001-1046
CVE-2002-0454
CVE-2002-0799
CVE-2002-1781