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Ipswitch Collaboration Suite / IMail SMTPD Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in Ipswitch Collaboration Suite / IMail SMTPD

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SMTP server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Ipswitch Collaboration Suite or IMail
Server, commercial messaging and collaboration suites for Windows.

The version of Ipswitch Collaboration Suite / IMail server installed
on the remote host contains an SMTP server that suffers from a format
string flaw. By supplying a specially formatted argument to the
'EXPN', 'MAIL', 'MAIL FROM', or 'RCPT TO' commands, a remote attacker
may be able to corrupt memory on the affected host, crash the service,
or even execute arbitrary code remotely.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=346&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/ics/updates/ics202.asp
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/imail_professional/im822.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to Ipswitch Collaboration Suite 2.02 / IMail 8.22 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:I)

Networks Security ID: 15752

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

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