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Vulnerability Score 3.6 3.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-1224
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:01
Published 08 Oct 1997 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



IMAP 4.1 BETA, and possibly other versions, does not properly handle the SIGABRT (abort) signal, which allows local users to crash the server (imapd) via certain sequences of commands, which causes a core dump that may contain sensitive password information.

Vulnerable Systems


  • University Of Washington Imapd

  • University Of Washington Imapd 4.1


XF - imapd-core(349)

BUGTRAQ - 19971008 L0pht Advisory: IMAP4rev1 imapd server

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:20