MailMarshal tar Archive Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a program that is prone to a directory
traversal attack.

Description :

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

According to the registry, the installation of MailMarshal on the
remote Windows host fails to properly sanitize file names when
unpacking tar files. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this
issue to overwrite files and execute arbitrary code. Further, since
the application operates with SYSTEM privileges, this could lead to a
complete compromise of the affected system.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch for MailMarshal SMTP or MailMarshal
Exchange as described in the vendor advisory.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 26060 (mailmarshal_tar_traversal.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25523


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