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Smail-3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote Smail daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote mail server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running as its mail server
S-mail version 3.2.0.120 or older. Such versions contain various
vulnerabilities that may permit an unauthenticated attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host by exploiting a heap overflow by
sending a malformed argument to the 'MAIL FROM' command.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0435.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0459.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0462.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0474.html
ftp://ftp.weird.com/pub/local/smail-3.2.0.121.ChangeLog

Solution :

Upgrade to Smail 3.2.0.121 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12899, 12922

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

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