Computalynx CMail < 2.4.10 HELO Command Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1796

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to 2.4.10 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1796

File Name: 1796.prm

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 3035

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-2001-0742