MailCarrier < 3.0.1 SMTP EHLO Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 George A. Theall


Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is affected by a remote command execution
vulnerability.

Description :

The target is running at least one instance of MailCarrier in which
the SMTP service suffers from a buffer overflow vulnerability. By
sending an overly long EHLO command, a remote attacker can crash the
SMTP service and execute arbitrary code on the target.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-10/0274.html

Solution :

Upgrade to MailCarrier 3.0.1 or greater.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 15902 (mailcarrier_smtp_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11535

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1638