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IMAP Select Excessive Length

 
Signature ID: 5671/0
Original Release:S197
Release:S518 (download)
Original Release Date:2005 October 24
Latest Release Date:2010 October 05
Default Enabled:True
Default Retired:False
Alarm Severity:High
Fidelity:70 

Description

This signature fires upon detecting an excessive "SELECT" request sent to the IMAP service. This could be an attempt to overflow a buffer and inject code for execution.This signature is obsoleted by signature 5671-1 on platforms which support the String XL Engines.

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IntelliShield Alerts

IntelliShield ID Headline VersionCVSS ScoreLast Published
9803MailEnable Professional and Enterprise Edition W3C Logging Buffer Overflow Issue22005 October 13 20:57 GMT
10572Mercur Messaging IMAP Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability22006 March 21 12:19 GMT

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