Atrium MERCUR Mailserver Local Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1089


The remote system is vulnerable to an information disclosure flaw.


The remote IMAP server is Mercur Mailserver 3.20. There is a flaw in this server (present up to version 3.20.02) which allows any authenticated user to read any file on the system. This includes other users mailboxes, or any system file. Warning : this flaw has not been actually checked but was deduced from the server banner.


There was no solution ready when this vulnerability was written; Please contact the vendor for updates that address this vulnerability.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1089

File Name: 1089.prm

Family: IMAP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Nessus ID: 10382

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0318

BID: 1144