Executive Summary

Name CVE-2001-0996 First vendor Publication 2001-09-02
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-12-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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POP3Lite before 0.2.4 does not properly quote a . (dot) in an email message, which could allow a remote attacker to append arbitrary text to the end of an email message, which could then be interpreted by various mail clients as valid POP server responses or other input that could cause clients to crash or otherwise behave unexpectedly.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2001-0996

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
14078 POP3Lite Single Dot Message POP Client Command Injection

POP3Lite contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to inject arbitrary messages into users mailboxes, or delete messages from users mailboxes. The issue is triggered when the POP3Lite server fails to escape a leading single dot "." from email messages. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary message deletion or injection resulting in a loss of integrity.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3278
BUGTRAQ http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-08/0436.html
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7075

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2021-05-04 12:01:29
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2021-04-22 01:01:38
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2020-05-23 00:14:45
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2017-12-19 09:22:06
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2013-05-11 12:05:54
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