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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Novell NetMail Vendors:   Novell
Novell NetMail Buffer Overflows in IMAP Service May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015240
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-3314   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 18 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.52e
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Novell NetMail. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can connect to the target IMAP service to trigger a buffer overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vendor credits Sebastian Apelt with discovering this vulnerability.

[Editor's note: It is not clear whether authentication is required or not required to exploit this flaw.]

Impact:   A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a Field Test File fix (3.52e FTF 1), available at:

For NetWare:

For Linux:

For Windows:

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (NT), Windows (2000)

Message History:   None.

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