Xtramail < 1.12 POP3 Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1798


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote Xtramail POP server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when the user supplies a long password string. An attacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host with the privileges of the Xtramail server (typically, SYSTEM).


Upgrade to version 1.12 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1798

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3035

Nessus ID: 10325

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:artisoft:xtramail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1511

BID: 791