Vulnerability Note VU#944273
Novell NetMail IMAP vulnerable to DoS when processing "APPEND" commands
A vulnerability in the way Novell Netmail handles IMAP APPEND commands may allow a denial of service.
Novell Netmail's IMAP server contains a buffer overflow that may occur when processing parameters supplied to the APPEND command. An attacker must login to an affected system in order to take advantage of this vulnerability.
A remote, authenticated attacker may be able to cause a denial-of-service condition.
Novell has released an update to address this issue. See Novell document 3717068 for more details.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Novell, Inc.||Affected||-||15 Jan 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This issue is addressed in Novell document 3717068. Novell credits Dennis Rand of CIRT.DK working with iDEFENSE for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-6762
- Date Public: 23 Dec 2006
- Date First Published: 17 Jan 2007
- Date Last Updated: 23 Jan 2007
- Severity Metric: 2.19
- Document Revision: 12
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