Elm frm Command Mail Subject Line Handling Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1140

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running Elm 2.5.6 or older, which contains a buffer overflow which might be triggered remotely. To exploit it, an attacker would need to send a malicious email to a user of this hosts.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Elm (available at http://www.instinct.org/elm).

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1140

File Name: 1140.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1336

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0966

BID: 9430