CommuniGate Pro POP Service Empty Inbox Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21917


The remote mail server is prone to a denial of service attack.


According to its banner, the version of CommuniGate Pro running on the remote host will crash when certain mail clients try to open an empty mailbox.


Upgrade to CommuniGate Pro 5.1c2 or newer.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21917

File Name: communigatepro_51c2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/07/04

Modified: 2012/06/14

Dependencies: 14773, 14772

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:communigate:communigate_pro_core_server

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3477

BID: 18770

OSVDB: 26954