Computalynx CMail POP3 Server DELE Function DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1795

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Description

It has been reported that a memory corruption vulnerability exists in CMail. The POP3 server included with CMAIL does not properly handle some types of requests. By submitting a maliciously crafted request to the POP3 server, an attacker could crash the system, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1795

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 3035

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Reference Information

BID: 5595