Vulnerability Note VU#863313
Novell NetMail IMAP vulnerable to buffer overflow when processing "SUBSCRIBE" commands
A vulnerability in the way Novell Netmail handles IMAP SUBSCRIBE commands may cause a buffer overflow that may allow remote execution of arbitrary code.
Novell Netmail's IMAP server contains a buffer overflow that may occur when processing parameters supplied to the SUBSCRIBE 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 execute arbitrary code or 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-2006-6761
- Date Public: 23 Dec 2006
- Date First Published: 17 Jan 2007
- Date Last Updated: 31 Jan 2007
- Severity Metric: 5.49
- Document Revision: 10