Quiksoft EasyMail Objects ActiveX control AddAttachments() buffer overflow

easymail-addattachment-activex-bo (53325) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Quiksoft EasyMail Objects ActiveX control is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web page that passes an overly long argument to the AddAttachments method, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Borland Web site: Caliber Author and Caliber Data Server.
  • Quiksoft EasyMail Objects Web site: Email Component - SMTP Component, POP3 Component and IMAP Component for ASP, ASP.Net, VB, VB.Net, Visual Basic, C#, C++... COM, DLL, OCX, dotnet, .Net and ActiveX control, object or class. Easy to use mail component..
  • BID-36440: Quiksoft EasyMail 'AddAttachment()' Method ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-4663: Heap-based buffer overflow in the Quiksoft EasyMail Objects 6 ActiveX control allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the AddAttachment method.
  • OSVDB ID: 59939: EasyMail Objects EasyMail.SMTP.6 ActiveX (emsmtp.dll) AddAttachment Method Overflow
  • SA53272: Borland Caliber Author and Caliber Data Server EasyMail SMTP ActiveX Control Two Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Borland Caliber Author and Caliber Data Server 11.0
  • Quiksoft EasyMail Objects 6.x

Reported:

Sep 17, 2009

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