True North eMailServer SEARCH Command Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3440


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running the True North eMailServer. This version of eMailServer is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow when passed a long 'SEARCH' directive. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to authenticate with a valid account. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3440

File Name: 3440.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2006/02/21

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1086, 2005

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.6


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0853

BID: 16744