Qualcomm Eudora < 5.2 Long Attachment Filename Handling DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1283
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may be vulnerable to a DoS attack. Specifically, a remote user can create a DoS attack by sending a file with an exceptionally long name. This does not cause an exploitable buffer overflow but crashes the program.
SolutionUpgrade to Version 5.2 or higher.