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EasyMail Object Connect Method Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of EasyMail Objects

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A COM object on the remote Windows host is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

EasyMail Objects, a set of COM objects for supporting email protocols,
is installed on the remote Windows host.

The IMAP4 component of the version of the DjVu Browser Plug-in
installed on the remote host reportedly is affected by a stack buffer
overflow in the 'Connect' method that can be triggered with a 500+
character hostname. A possible hacker may be able to leverage this issue to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's
rights.

See also :

http://www.security-assessment.com/files/advisories/easymail_advisory.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/460237/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to EasyMail Objects 6.5 or later as that is rumoured to fix
the issue.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 22583

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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