TFS SMTP < 4.0 Build 210 MAIL FROM Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2034

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote SMTP server (TFS SMTP) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when it is issued a too long argument to the 'MAIL FROM' SMTP command. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to run arbitrary commands on the remote SMTP server with the privileges of the SMTP daemon (typically, SYSTEM).

Solution

Upgrade to TFS SMTP 4.0 Build 219 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2034

File Name: 2034.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 10284

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-1999-1516