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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable HTTPMail Service GET Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for GET Overflow Vulnerability in MailEnable HTTPMail Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of MailEnable -
http://www.mailenable.com/ - 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 request exceeding 4045 bytes (8500
if logging is disabled), which causes a heap buffer overflow, crashing
the HTTPMail service and possibly permiting for arbitrary code
execution.

Solution : Upgrade to MailEnable Professional / Enterprise 1.19 or
later.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10312

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

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