UoW imapd (UW-IMAP) AUTHENTICATE Command Remote Overflow
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1101
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe remote UW-IMAP server has a buffer overflow bug when it processes the argument of the AUTHENTICATE command. An attacker may exploit this flaw to gain a root shell on this host.
SolutionUpgrade uw-imap to its latest version.