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qpopper Qvsnprintf buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
qpopper options buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote qpopper server, according to its banner, is
vulnerable to a one-byte overflow it its function

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain a (non-root)
shell on this host, provided that he has a valid
POP account to log in with.

*** This test could not confirm the existence of the
*** problem - it relied on the banner being returned.

Solution : Upgrade to version 4.0.5cf2 or newer

Threat Level: High

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