Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
Rover pop3 overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Attempts to overflow the pop3d buffers
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote pop3 server seems vulnerable to a buffer overflow when
issued a very long user name (10,000 chars)
This *may* allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary commands
as root on the remote POP3 server.
Solution : contact your vendor, inform it of this
vulnerability, and ask for a patch
Threat Level: High
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