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SUSE-SA:2005:012: imap Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the imap package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:012 (imap).

The University of Washington imap daemon can be used to access mails
remotely using the IMAP protocol.

This update fixes a logical error in the challenge response
authentication mechanism CRAM-MD5 used by UW IMAP. Due to this
mistake a remote attacker can gain access to the IMAP server as
arbitrary user.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0198.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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