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ipop2d < 4.5 FOLD Command Remote Overflow

Critical

Synopsis

The remote server allows attackers to gain an unprivileged shell.

Description

There is a buffer overflow in the imap suite provided with Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 that has a vulnerability in its POP-2 daemon found in the ipopd package. This vulnerability allows an attacker to gain a shell as user 'nobody', but requires the attacker to have a valid pop2 account.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.5 or higher.