MailEnable IMAP Connection Saturation Remote DoS (ME-10042)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33810
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The remote IMAP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The IMAP server bundled with the version of MailEnable installed on the remote host reportedly may crash under load when there are multiple connections to the same folders.


Apply Hotfix ME-10042.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33810

File Name: mailenable_me_10042.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 8/4/2008

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: mailenable_detect.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mailenable:mailenable

Required KB Items: SMB/MailEnable/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3449

BID: 30498

Secunia: 31325

CWE: 399