Ipswitch IMail LDAP buffer overflow

imail-ldap-bo (9116) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Ipswitch IMail is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) service. By supplying an overly long "bind DN" parameter to the LDAP service during simple authentication, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM level privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply Hotfix 1 for IMail Server 7.1, available from the Ipswitch Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Ipswitch IMail Server 7.1

Reported:

May 20, 2002

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