UoW imapd (UW-IMAP) Multiple Command Remote Overflows (2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 10374


The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple issues.


There is a buffer overflow in the remote imap server which allows an authenticated user to obtain a remote shell.


Upgrade your imap server or use another one.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10374

File Name: uw_imap_overflow_two.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: remote

Published: 4/18/2000

Updated: 8/6/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: imap/login, imap/password

Excluded KB Items: imap/false_imap

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2000

Exploitable With

Metasploit (UoW IMAP Server LSUB Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0284

BID: 1110