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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1255

Stack-based buffer overflow in the IMAP service in Mercur Messaging 5.0 SP3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string to the (1) LOGIN or (2) SELECT command, a different set of attack vectors and possibly a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-1177.
Publish Date : 2006-03-19 Last Update Date : 2017-07-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1255

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mercur Mercur Messaging * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mercur Mercur Messaging 1

- References For CVE-2006-1255
FULLDISC 20060316 Mercur IMAPD 5.0 SP3 DoS Exploit or more?
FULLDISC 20060316 Re: Mercur IMAPD 5.0 SP3 DoS Exploit or more?
BID 17138 MERCUR Messaging 2005 IMAP Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-16
OSVDB 23950
VUPEN ADV-2006-0977
XF mercur-imap-bo(25290)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1255

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