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MailEnable SE SMTP Command Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for SMTP command format string vulnerability in MailEnable SE

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of MailEnable Standard Edition
that suffers from a format string vulnerability in its handling of
SMTP commands. Specifically, a remote attacker can crash the SMTP
daemon by sending a command with a format specifier as an argument.
Due to the nature of the flaw, it is likely that a possible hacker can also
be able to gain control of program execution and inject arbitrary
code.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/393566

Solution :

Apply the SMTP fix from 18th March 2005 located 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: 12833

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

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