poppassd USER overflow

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Recommendations:
Upgrade your software or use another one.

Summary:
The remote poppassd daemon crashes when a too long name is sent after the USER command.

Impact:
It might be possible for a remote attacker to run arbitrary code on this machine.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-1999-1113

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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