Hexamail Server pop3 Service USER Command Remote Overflow (credentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 26016


The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


According to its version, the installation of Hexamail on the remote host is affected by a buffer overflow in its POP3 service component that can be exploited by an unauthenticated, remote attacker to crash the service or to execute arbitrary code on the affected host with LOCAL SYSTEM privileges.


Upgrade to Hexamail version or later as that reportedly resolves the issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 26016

File Name: hexamail_pop3_overflow_creds.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/09/11

Modified: 2017/06/28

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4646

BID: 25496

OSVDB: 40171

EDB-ID: 4344

CWE: 94