Ipswitch IMail IMAP EXAMINE Argument Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote IMAP server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the Ipswitch Collaboration
Suite / Ipswitch IMail IMAP server that is prone to a buffer overflow
when processing an EXAMINE command with a long argument.
Specifically, if an authenticated attacker sends an EXAMINE command
with a malformed mailbox name of 259 bytes or more, he will overwrite
the saved stack frame pointer and potentially gain control of process

See also :


Solution :

Apply IMail Server 8.15 Hotfix 1 (February 3, 2005).

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 17311 (imail_imapd_examine_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12780

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0707