AXIGEN Mail Server AXIMilter CNHO Command Remote Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote mail service is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The version of AXIMilter installed on the remote host fails to
sanitize input of format string identifiers. Using a specially-
crafted packet, an unauthenticated, remote attacker can crash the
service or possibly execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject
to the privileges under which the service operates.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-01/0412.html

Solution :

Either configure AXIMilter to listen only on the loopback interface,
which is its default behavior, or allow access only from trusted
hosts.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 30106 (aximilter_format_string.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27363

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0434