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Ipswitch IMail Server SMTP Service Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Ipswitch IMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SMTP server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

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

According to its banner, the version of Ipswitch Collaboration Suite /
IMail Secure Server / IMail Server installed on the remote host has a
stack buffer overflow in its SMTP server component that can be
triggered by long strings within the characters '@' and ':'. An
unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to crash
the SMTP service or even to execute arbitrary code remotely.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-028.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-September/049302.html
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/ics/updates/ics20061.asp
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/im20061.asp

Solution :

Upgrade to version 2006.1 of the appropriate application.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 19885

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

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