MERCUR Mailserver Local Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote IMAP server has a directory traversal vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of MERCUR Messaging running
on the remote host has a directory traversal vulnerability. An
authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this to read or write
arbitrary files on the system.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/2000-q2/0057.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 10382 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1144

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0318