MDaemon Webconfig IMAP Malformed URL DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14826


The remote mail server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is running the MDaemon IMAP server.

It is possible to crash the remote version of this software sending a long argument to the 'LOGIN' command.

This problem allows an attacker to make the remote service crash, thus preventing legitimate users from receiving emails.


There is no known solution at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14826

File Name: mdaemon_imap_server_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/09/27

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 10249, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0064

BID: 2134

OSVDB: 12041