SurgeMail < 3.9g2-2 IMAP Command Handling Unspecified DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4555

Synopsis

The remote mail server is prone to a remote denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote mail server is prone to a remote denial of service vulnerability. According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of SurgeMail Mail Server older than 3.9g2. Such versions are reportedly affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability when handling certain IMAP commands. An attacker can leverage this issue to crash the remote application.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9g2-2 or higher.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496482

http://www.netwinsite.com/surgemail/help/updates.htm

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4555

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 33277

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2859

BID: 29805