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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.
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Baker, Cole, Foat, Stracener
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:freebsd-imap-uw(4335)
 Frech> Please change XF:freebsd-imap-uw(4335) to XF:pop-predictable-lockfile(4335)

Proposed (Legacy)
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