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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1054

Original release date: 02/27/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the _lib_spawn_user_getpid function in (1) swatch.exe and (2) surgemail.exe in NetWin SurgeMail 38k4 and earlier, and beta 39a, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an HTTP request with multiple long headers to webmail.exe and unspecified other CGI executables, which triggers an overflow when assigning values to environment variables. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
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: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/surgemailz-adv.txt
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3705
External Source: BID
Name: 27992
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019500
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0678
External Source: XF
Name: surgemail-webmail-bo(40834)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080225 Format string and buffer-overflow in SurgeMail 38k4

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