SLMail Pro Supervisor Report Center stack-based buffer overflow

slmail-src-stack-bo (15398) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


SLMail Pro is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in the webcontainer.exe image file of the Supervisor Report Center Web server. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted long HTTP sub-version (HTTP/1.x) request to TCP port 801 to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the server.


Gain Access


Apply the latest patch for SLMail Pro (2.0.14 or later), available from the Seattle Lab Web site. See References.


  • NGSSoftware Insight Security Research Advisory #NISR05022004a: SLMail Pro Supervisor Report Center Buffer Overflow.
  • Seattle Lab Web site: Seattle Lab develops secure email servers, anti-virus, anti-spam, and telnet software..
  • BID-9809: Seattle Lab Software SLMail Pro Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0356: Stack-based buffer overflow in Supervisor Report Center in SL Mail Pro 2.0.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an HTTP request with a long HTTP sub-version.
  • OSVDB ID: 4146: SLMail Pro Supervisor Report Center HTTP Request Handling Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • SeattleLab SLMail 2.0.9 and prior Pro


Mar 05, 2004

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