This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Ferdy Riphagen
The remote IMAP server is affected by a remote buffer overflow
The remote host is running MERCUR Messaging Server / Mailserver, a
commercial messaging application for Windows.
The IMAP server component of this software fails to properly copy
overly-long arguments to LOGIN and SELECT commands, which can be
exploited to crash the server and possibly to execute arbitrary code
Note that the services run by default with LOCAL SYSTEM privileges,
which means that an unauthenticated attacker can potentially gain
complete control of the affected host.
See also :
No patch information at this time.
Filter access to the IMAP4 Service, so that it can be used by trusted
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 21116 ()
Bugtraq ID: 17138
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1255
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