Qualcomm Eudora Hidden Attachment Execution Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1287

Synopsis

The remote host may allow attackers to run arbitrary code

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may contain a vulnerability allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host even if 'allow executables in HTML content' is disabled, if the 'Use Microsoft Viewer' is enabled.

Solution

Disable the 'Use Microsoft Viewer' option.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1287

File Name: 1287.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0365

BID: 2490

OSVDB: 14801