Qualcomm Eudora Attachment Filename Handling Overflow (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1324

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may be vulnerable to a buffer overflow when an attachment containing many dots is received. Exploitation of this vulnerability will crash the Eudora client and may allow for the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of the mail client.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1324

File Name: 1324.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High