MailEnable Webmail Malformed Encoded Quoted-printable Email DoS (CVE-2006-1338)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

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

According to its banner, using the webmail service bundled with the
version of MailEnable Enterprise Edition on the remote host to view
specially-formatted quoted-printable messages reportedly can result in
100% CPU utilization.

See also :

http://www.mailenable.com/professionalhistory.asp
http://www.mailenable.com/enterprisehistory.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to MailEnable Professional Edition 1.73 / Enterprise Edition
1.21 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21118 (mailenable_httpmail_qp_dos2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 17161

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1338

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