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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-4041

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

The IMAP server in Softalk Mail Server (formerly WorkgroupMail) 8.5.1.431 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and daemon crash) via a long IMAP APPEND command with certain repeated parameters.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published