Computalynx CMail POP3 Server DELE Function DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1795


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


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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1795

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3035

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 5595