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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2000-1197
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:06:50
Published 31 Aug 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



POP2 or POP3 server (pop3d) in imap-uw IMAP package on FreeBSD and other operating systems creates lock files with predictable names, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (lack of mail access) for other users by creating lock files for other mail boxes.

Vulnerable Systems


  • University Of Washington Imap 4.5


BID - 1132

BUGTRAQ - 20000420 pop3d/imap DOS (while we're on the subject)

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-00:15

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:04