Computalynx CMail < 2.4.10 HELO Command Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1796


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


A security vulnerability in CMail 2.4.9 allows remote attackers to overflow one of CMail's internal buffers causing it to crash. If shellcode is provided in the overflowing buffer it may be possible to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to 2.4.10 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1796

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3035

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:computalynx:cmail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0742