Netscape Messaging Server IMAP LIST Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description :

There is a buffer overflow in the remote imap server
which allows an authenticated user to obtain a remote
shell. A way to reproduce the overflow is to issue the command :

list AAAAA...AAAA /

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade your imap server or use another one.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10580 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1721

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0961