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CVE-2001-1283 Detail


The webmail interface for Ipswitch IMail 7.04 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a mailbox name that contains a large number of . (dot) or other characters to programs such as (1) readmail.cgi or (2) printmail.cgi, possibly due to a buffer overflow that may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/12/2001

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 20011011 Ipswitch Imail 7.04 vulnerabilities External Source MISC External Source BID 3427

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