Popcorn mail client denial of service

popcorn-mail-dos (9547) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Popcorn is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could send a malicious email with a malformed or overly long Subject: field or a malformed Date: field to cause the Popcorn client to crash.


Denial of Service


Download and install the latest version of Popcorn, or at least version 1.24 (06-Sep-2002) from the Ultrafunk Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Ultrafunk Popcorn 1.20 and prior


Jul 11, 2002

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