YahooPOPs! Proxy Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2331

Synopsis

The remote host is running the YahooPOPs! Proxy.

Description

The remote host is running the YahooPOPs! Proxy. This proxy is a gateway to send and receive Yahoo mail via a proxy. Such a configuration may bypass existing corporate policies regarding appropriate email usage.

Solution

Ensure that the use of the YahooPOPs! proxy is appropriate for your environment.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2331

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/09/27

Updated: 2018/09/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ypops:ypops

Exploitable With

Metasploit (YPOPS 0.6 Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1558

BID: 11256