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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2784

Original release date: 06/19/2008
Last revised: 04/02/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The smtp_filter function in spamdyke before 3.1.8 does not filter RCPT commands after encountering the first DATA command, which allows remote attackers to use the server as an open mail relay by sending RCPT commands with invalid recipients, followed by a DATA command, followed by arbitrary RCPT commands and a second DATA command.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: spamdyke-smtpfilter-security-bypass(42658)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30408
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.spamdyke.org/documentation/Changelog.txt
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1684

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)