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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: infos

MDaemon DELE DoS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version number of the remote POP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It is possible to crash the remote MDaemon server by suppling
oversized arguments to the commands DELE and UIDL.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent other users from
fetching their e-mail. It will also crash other MDaemon services
(SMTP, IMAP), thus preventing this server from receiving any email
as well.

To exploit this flaw, a valid POP account is needed.

*** Nessus solely relied on the version number of the remote server
*** to issue this warning.

Solution : upgrade to MDaemon 6.5.0
Threat Level: High

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