SurgeMail IMAP SEARCH buffer overflow

surgemail-imap-search-bo (36009) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

SurgeMail is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in the IMAP service. By sending an overly long SEARCH command, a remote authenticated attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of SurgeMail (3.8m or later), available from the SurgeMail Web site. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Tue Aug 14 2007 - 09:22:58 CDT: Stop WabiSabiLabi Hacker Oppression NOW (Surgemail 38k 0day IMAP vulnerability) .
  • SurgeMail Web site: SurgeMail Mail Server - Unix / Windows email server, SMTP, IMAP, POP, SSL.
  • WabiSabiLabi ZD-00000078: Surgemail 38k Remote Vulnerability.
  • BID-25318: SurgeMail IMAP SEARCH Command Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-4372: Unspecified vulnerability in NetWin SurgeMail 38k on Windows Server 2003 has unknown impact and remote attack vectors. NOTE: this information is based upon a vague advisory by a vulnerability information sales organization that does not coordinate with vendors or release actionable advisories. A CVE has been assigned for tracking purposes, but duplicates with other CVEs are difficult to determine.
  • CVE-2007-4377: Stack-based buffer overflow in the IMAP service in SurgeMail 38k allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the SEARCH command. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2007-4372.
  • OSVDB ID: 37917: SurgeMail IMAP Service SEARCH Command Remote Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 46400: SurgeMail on Windows Unspecified Remote Issue (ZD-00000078)
  • SA26464: SurgeMail "SEARCH" Command Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • NetWin SurgeMail 38k

Reported:

Aug 14, 2007

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