SurgeMail IMAP Server SEARCH Command Remote Buffer Overflow

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


Synopsis :

The remote mail server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of the
SurgeMail Mail Server older than 3.8k2 / 3.8m. Such versions are
reportedly affected by a buffer overflow flaw in its IMAP service that
can be triggered using a specially crafted 'SEARCH' command. An
authenticated attacker can leverage this issue to crash the remote
application and possibly execute arbitrary code remotely, subject to
the privileges under which the application runs.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-08/0240.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?bb698652
http://www.netwinsite.com/surgemail/help/updates.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to SurgeMail 3.8k2 / 3.8m or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 25929 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25318

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4377