Digital Mappings Systems POP3 Server Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2413


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running Digital Mappings Systems POP3 server which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw will be able to execute code on the remote host by sending a malicious username string.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2413

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/11/22

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3035

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:digital_mappings_systems:pop3_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1533

BID: 11705