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IMAP4buffer overflow in the BODY command Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks for a buffer overflow in imapd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host, through the
IMAP server.

Description :

The remote version of UW-IMAP is vulnerable to a buffer overflow condition
which may allow an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host with the rights of the IMAP server.

Solution :

Upgrade to imap-2001a

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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