UoW imap Server (uw-imapd) Arbitrary Remote File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 George A. Theall


Synopsis :

The remote IMAP server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The target is running an IMAP daemon that allows an authenticated user
to retrieve and manipulate files that would be available to that user
via a shell. If IMAP users are denied shell access, you may consider
this a vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.washington.edu/imap/IMAP-FAQs/index.html#5.1
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-05/0295.html

Solution :

Contact your vendor for a fix.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 12254 (imap_arbitrary_file_retrieval.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4909

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1782