Ability Mail Server < 2.70 Remote Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5185


The remote mail server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host appears to be running Ability Mail Server < 2.70. Such versions are potentially affected by an issue caused by an unspecified error when handling IMAP version 4 FETCH commands. An attacker could exploit this flaw to crash the affected service.


Upgrade to Ability Mail Server 2.70 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5185

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2009/09/25

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 41644

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:code-crafters:ability_mail_server

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3445

BID: 36519