Xtramail < 1.12 Control Server Overflow Denial of Service

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1799


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote Xtramail Control Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when a user supplies a too long argument to as its username. An attacker may use this flaw to disable this service remotely or to execute arbitrary code on this host, with the privileges of the Xtramail server (typically, SYSTEM).


Upgrade to Xtramail version 1.12 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1799

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3035

Nessus ID: 10323

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:artisoft:xtramail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1511

BID: 791