Novell NetMail IMAP denial of service

netmail-imap-dos (9559) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Novell NetMail (NIMS) is vulnerable to a denial of service attack in the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) agent, which can be caused by multiple buffer overflow conditions. By sending malformed data to the NetMail IMAP agent, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and cause the NetMail server to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

For NetMail 3.0.3 for NetWare:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962974. See References.

For NetMail 3.0.3 for Linux:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962976. See References.

For NetMail 3.0.3 for Solaris:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962977. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for NetWare:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962978. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Windows:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962982. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Linux:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962980. See References.

For NetMail 3.1 for Solaris:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962981. See References.

For NetMail XE 3.1:
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Novell Technical Information Document 2962983. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Novell NetMail 3.0.3a
  • Novell NetMail 3.1
  • Novell NetMail XE 3.1

Reported:

Jul 15, 2002

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