MERCUR Messaging IMAP Server NTLM Authentication NTLMSSP Argument Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote mail server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running MERCUR Messaging, a commercial mail server
for Windows.

The IMAP server component of MERCUR Messaging is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability involving its support for NTLM authentication.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can leverage this issue to crash
the IMAP service or execute arbitrary code remotely.

Note that MERCUR Messaging's IMAP server runs as a service with LOCAL
SYSTEM privileges by default.

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 25118 ()

Bugtraq ID: 23058

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1578