SUSE-SA:2005:012: imap

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:012 (imap).

The University of Washington imap daemon can be used to access mails
remotely using the IMAP protocol.

This update fixes a logical error in the challenge response
authentication mechanism CRAM-MD5 used by UW IMAP. Due to this
mistake a remote attacker can gain access to the IMAP server as
arbitrary user.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0198.

Solution :

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17242 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0198

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