MERCUR Messaging 2005 POP3 TOP commands denial of service

mercur-top-dos (27232) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MERCUR Messaging 2005 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By sending an incomplete or malformed TOP command, a remote attacker could cause cause the POP3 service to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of MERCUR Messaging 2005 (SP4 or later), available from the Atrium Software International Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Atrium Software International MERCUR Messaging 2005 prior to SP 4

Reported:

Jun 10, 2006

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