A vulnerability in the way Novell NetMail handles IMAP "APPEND" 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 "APPEND" 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 3096026 for more details.
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Updated: January 15, 2007
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This issue is addressed in Novell document 3096026. Novell credits an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
CVE IDs: | CVE-2006-6425
Severity Metric: | 5.49
Date Public: | 2006-12-23
Date First Published: | 2007-01-17
Date Last Updated: | 2007-01-30 21:52 UTC
Document Revision: | 14