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UoW imapd (UW-IMAP) BODY Request Remote Overflow

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

There is a buffer overflow in the remote IMAP server which allows an authenticated user to obtain a remote shell. By supplying an overly long tag the the BODY command, an attacker may gain a shell on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to imap-2001a.