MDaemon IMAP Server Multiple Command Local DoS

Low Nessus Plugin ID 14827


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 by sending a too long argument to the 'SELECT' or 'EXAMINE' commands.

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: Low

ID: 14827

File Name: mdaemon_imap_server_dos2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2004/09/27

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 10249, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0584

BID: 2508

OSVDB: 12045