UoW imapd AUTHENTICATE Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

It is possible to execute code on the remote IMAP server.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote IMAP server by sending
a too long AUTHENTICATE command.
An attacker may be able to exploit this vulnerability to
execute code on the remote host.

Solution :

Contact your IMAP server vendor.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10292 ()

Bugtraq ID: 130

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0005