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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4440

Original release date: 08/20/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the MercuryS SMTP server in Mercury Mail Transport System, possibly 4.51 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long AUTH CRAM-MD5 string. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2006-5961.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4294
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pmail.com/m32_451.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018587
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070818 Mercury SMTPD Remote Preauth Stack Based Overrun
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26519
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2918
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: mercury-smtp-bo(36117)
External Source: XF
Name: mercury-authcrammd5-bo(36299)
External Source: BID
Name: 25357

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