Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 21:07:24 +0100 (MET)
From: Marc Heuse [email protected]
Subject: [suse-security-announce] SuSE Security Announcement – SuSE
Linux IMAP Server
SuSE Security Announcement
Package: SuSE Linux IMAP Server
Date: Wed Mar 15 20:41:42 CET 2000
Affected SuSE versions: SuSE Linux IMAP Server
Vulnerability Type: remote unauthorized access
SuSE default package: not a SuSE Linux Distribution package
Other affected systems: no
A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above.
Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are
using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).
Please note that we provide this information on an “as-is” basis
only. There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any
direct, indirect or incidental damage arising from this information
or the installation of the update package.
1. Problem Description
A vulnerability in the SuSE Linux IMAP Server – which is
unrelated to the SuSE Linux Distribution (which is unaffected) –
was found which allows remote users to circumvented the imap
An attacker can receive imap administrator privilige which can
be used e.g. to create or delete folders.
Install the security fix from our FTP server.
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before
or this special update at:
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