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UW IMAP Mailbox Name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for mailbox name buffer overflow in in UW IMAP
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote IMAP server is prone to a buffer overflow.
The remote host appears to be running a version of the University of
Washington's IMAP daemon that is prone to a buffer overflow
vulnerability involving long mailbox names that begin with a
double-quote character. An authenticated attacker may be able to
exploit this to execute arbitrary code subject to the rights of
See also :
Upgrade to UW IMAP imap-2004g or later.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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