ArGoSoft Mail Server autoresponse forwarding denial of service
|argosoft-autoresponse-dos (9759)||Medium Risk|
ArGoSoft Mail Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. If a remote attacker with a valid ArGoSoft Webmail account configures the "mail forwarding" option to forward mail to his own account and has enabled the "auto-response" mechanism, the attacker could send an email to himself that would cause an infinite loop. This would cause the CPU usage on the server to increase to 100%, causing the administrative console to become unresponsive.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of December 1, 2013.
- ArGoSoft Mail Server Web site: ArGoSoft Mail Server.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Aug 04 2002 - 10:48:49 CDT : Advisory: ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro 188.8.131.52 DoS .
- BID-5395: ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro Mail Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1005: ArGoSoft Mail Server 184.108.40.206 and earlier allows a webmail user to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by forwarding the email to the user while autoresponse is enabled, which creates an infinite loop.
- OSVDB ID: 7337: ArGoSoft Mail Server Autoresponse Forward DoS
- ArGoSoft ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro 1.8.17 and prior
Aug 04, 2002
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