Qualcomm Eudora MIME Multipart Boundary Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1285

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Description

The remote client is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow. This condition may occur if a MIME multipart boundary is of excessive length. Remote attackers may exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Eudora

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1285

File Name: 1285.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/25

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0833

BID: 5397