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MailEnable HTTPMail Service Content-Length Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Content-Length Overflow Vulnerability in MailEnable HTTPMail Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The target is running at least one instance of MailEnable that has a
flaw in the HTTPMail service (MEHTTPS.exe) in the Professional and
Enterprise Editions. The flaw can be exploited by issuing an HTTP GET
with an Content-Length header exceeding 100 bytes, which causes a
fixed-length buffer to overflow, crashing the HTTPMail service and
possibly permiting for arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-07/1314.html

Solution :

Upgrade to MailEnable Professional / Enterprise 1.2 or later or apply
the HTTPMail hotfix from 9th August 2004 found at
http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 10838

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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