up-imapproxy IMAP Proxy IMAP_Line_Read() Function Literal Size DoS

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

Synopsis :

The remote IMAP server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The remote host is running at least one instance of up-imapproxy that
does not properly handle IMAP literals. This flaw allows a remote
attacker to crash the proxy, killing existing connections as well as
preventing new ones, by using literals at unexpected times.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to up-imapproxy 1.2.3rc2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 15853 (imapproxy_literal_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11630

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1035