Courier < 0.45 Japanese Codeset Conversion Overflows

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1206

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description

The remote mail server is the Courier MTA. There is a buffer overflow in the Japanese codeset conversion functions of this software that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to Courier 0.45 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1206

File Name: 1206.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 12102

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0224

BID: 9845