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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-7258

Original release date: 08/20/2010
Last revised: 08/24/2010


** DISPUTED ** The standardise function in Anibal Monsalve Salazar sSMTP 2.61 and 2.62 allows local users to cause a denial of service (application exit) via an e-mail message containing a long line that begins with a . (dot) character. NOTE: CVE disputes this issue because it is solely a usability problem for senders of messages with certain long lines, and has no security impact.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-7258
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100726 CVE-2008-id Request -- ssmtp -- standardise() -- Buffer overflow
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100802 Re: CVE-2008-id Request -- ssmtp -- standardise() -- Buffer overflow
External Source: BID
Name: 41965
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100819 Re: CVE-2008-id Request -- ssmtp -- standardise() -- Buffer overflow
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100726 Re: CVE-2008-id Request -- ssmtp -- standardise() -- Buffer overflow
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=582236
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ssmtp/+bug/282424
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://patch-tracker.debian.org/patch/series/view/ssmtp/2.62-3/345780-standardise-bufsize
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-11811
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-11836

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