qpopper < 4.0 PASS Command Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1785

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

There is a vulnerability in some versions of qpopper which allows a remote user to become root using a buffer overflow.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.0 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1785

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 3035

Nessus ID: 10196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 8

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0006

BID: 133