UoW IMAP/POP server_login() Function Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10125


The remote mail server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


A remote buffer overflow in this IMAP server may allow a remote user to gain root privileges.

University of Washington IMAP server is known to be affected.


Upgrade your IMAP server to the newest version available from your vendor.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10125

File Name: imap_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.31 $

Type: remote

Published: 1999/06/22

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1997/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0042

OSVDB: 11731