XMail < 2.4 (Build 0530) APOP Remote Format String

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1801

Synopsis

The remote host is running a version of Magic Winmail Server that is vulnerable to a format string flaw.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Magic Winmail Server that is vulnerable to a format string flaw. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability by connection to the vulnerable mail server and issuing the USER command with malicious format string specifiers. This may result in the crashing of the remote host and/or execution of arbitrary code on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.4 (Build 0530) or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1801

File Name: 1801.prm

Family: POP Server

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0391

BID: 7667