MailEnable Enterprise up to 1.6 meimaps.exe stack-based overflow

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in MailEnable Enterprise up to 1.6 (Mail Server Software). Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the file meimaps.exe. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-121. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 12/05/2006 with Secunia Research (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2006-6290 since 12/05/2006. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 23756 (MailEnable IMAP Server Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (ME-10021)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 21362), X-Force (30614), Secunia (SA23047), SecurityTracker (ID 1017276) and Tenable (23756). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 2707, 2728, 2727 and 2767.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-121
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 23756
Nessus Name: MailEnable IMAP Server Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (ME-10021)
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Saint ID: exploit_info/mailenable_imap_select
Saint Name: MailEnable IMAP SELECT buffer overflow

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Organization: Secunia Research
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2006-6290 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 21362 - MailEnable IMAP Service Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 23047 - MailEnable IMAP Service Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Highly Critical
X-Force: 30614
SecurityTracker: 1017276
Vupen: ADV-2006-4673

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Created: 03/12/2015 10:21 PM
Updated: 04/21/2019 09:19 AM
Changes: (2) countermeasure_name source_secunia_date
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