March 13, 2001

Caldera advisory: IMAP, IPOP2D, IPOP3D - duplicate

Author: JT Smith

"There are several buffer overflows in imap, ipop2d and ipop3d. These overflows usually only make it possible for local users to gain access to a process running under their own UID.
However, due to a misconfiguration, it is possible for remote attackers to gain access to the 'nobody' account and run programs or further exploits on the attacked machine." Full details at Help Net Security.
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