Microsoft SMTP DNS Lookup Overflow (885881)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2358

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft SMTP server that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host with the privileges of the SMTP server process.

Solution

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-035.mspx

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-035.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2358

File Name: 2358.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2004/10/12

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 15464

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0840

BID: 11374