Eudora WorldMail Mail Management Server (MAILMA.exe) Remote Overflow
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24757
SynopsisThe remote service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Eudora WorldMail, a commercial mail server for Windows.
According to its banner, the version of Eudora Worldmail installed on the remote host contains a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in its Mail Management Agent. Using a specially crafted request, an unauthenticated, remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to crash the affected service or execute arbitrary code on the remote host. Since the service runs with LOCAL SYSTEM privileges by default, this could lead to a complete compromise of the affected host.
SolutionEither block access to the affected port or switch to another product as the vendor is rumoured to have said it will not release a fix.