Qualcomm Eudora < 5.2 Long Attachment Filename Handling DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1283

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade to Version 5.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1283

File Name: 1283.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Reference Information

BID: 7026