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Inframail SMTP Server Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for remote buffer overflow vulnerability in Inframail SMTP Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running the SMTP server component of Inframail, a
commercial suite of network servers from Infradig Systems.

According to its banner, the installed version of Inframail suffers
from a buffer overflow vulnerability that arises when the SMTP server
component processes a MAIL FROM command with an excessively long
argument (around 40960 bytes). Successful exploitation will cause the
service to crash and may permit arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://reedarvin.thearvins.com/20050627-01.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-06/0348.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Inframail 7.12 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14077

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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