True North eMailServer < 5.3.4 Build 2019 LIST Command Remote DoS (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3036


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host is running the True North eMailServer.
This version of eMailServer is vulnerable to a content-parsing flaw where a malformed IMAP request can cause the server to fail. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to disable the service remotely.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3036

File Name: 3036.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2005/06/27

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 18570

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2083

BID: 14065

OSVDB: 17609