MailMax < Multiple Remote Overflows

high Nessus Plugin ID 11598


The remote SMTP and IMAP servers are prone to buffer overflow attacks.


The remote host is running a version of the MailMax mail server that is vulnerable to various overflows. These issues may allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to disable the affected service and possibly to execute arbitrary commands on the affected host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11598

File Name: mailmax_imap_overflows.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: remote

Published: 5/7/2003

Updated: 8/5/2020

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/1999

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0404

BID: 2312, 7326, 52838