UoW imapd (UW-IMAP) BODY Request Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1088

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

There is a buffer overflow in the remote IMAP server which allows an authenticated user to obtain a remote shell. By supplying an overly long tag the the BODY command, an attacker may gain a shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to imap-2001a.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1088

File Name: 1088.prm

Family: IMAP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 10966

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0379

BID: 4713

OSVDB: 790