ipop2d < 4.5 FOLD Command Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1787

Synopsis

The remote server allows attackers to gain an unprivileged shell.

Description

There is a buffer overflow in the imap suite provided with Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 that has a vulnerability in its POP-2 daemon found in the ipopd package. This vulnerability allows an attacker to gain a shell as user 'nobody', but requires the attacker to have a valid pop2 account.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.5 or higher.

See Also

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&amp;m=92774876916776&amp;w=2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1787

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 3035

Nessus ID: 10130

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/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-1999-0920

BID: 283