DtMail Local Format String Privilege Escalation

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2145

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a remote 'format string' flaw.

Description

The remote host is using DtMail, a mail user agent included in CDE, the default desktop environment for Sun Solaris. It is reported that versions of DtMail shipped with Solaris 8 and 9 are prone to a local format string issue. An local attacker may exploit this vulnerability to execute malicious code with mail group privileges.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2145

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 1100

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0800

BID: 11027