Family: Gain a shell remotely --> Category: mixed
ipop2d buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
checks for a buffer overflow in pop2d
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
There is a buffer overflow in the imap suite provided with Debian GNU/Linux
2.1, which has a vulnerability in its POP-2 daemon, found in the ipopd
package. This vulnerability allows a possible hacker to gain a shell as user
'nobody', but requires the attacker to have a valid pop2 account.
Threat Level: Medium
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