Vulnerability CVE-1999-1224


Published: 1997-10-08   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
IMAP 4.1 BETA, and possibly other versions, does not properly handle the SIGABRT (abort) signal, which allows local users to crash the server (imapd) via certain sequences of commands, which causes a core dump that may contain sensitive password information.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.6/10
4.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial
Affected software
University of washington -> Imapd 

 References:
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87635124302928&w=2
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/349

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