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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Communigate Pro overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to overflow the remote Communigate
Pro server by :

- connecting to port 8010 and sending
70Kb of data (AAA[...]AAA) followed
by a carriage return (\r\n)

- then connecting to port 25

A possible hacker may use this problem to execute arbitrary
code on this system. He can also use this flaw to
prevent you from receiving emails.


Solution : install version 3.2 or above
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 860

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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