WebEasyMail SMTP server format string attack results in denial of service
|webeasymail-smtp-service-dos (9924)||Medium Risk|
WebEasyMail is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a format string vulnerability in the SMTP server. If a remote attacker sends a specially-crafted format string to a vulnerable server, the attacker can cause the server to crash.
Note: It is unknown whether this vulnerability could be exploited to execute code on the system.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Aug 19 2002 - 19:54:24 CDT : Advisory: DoS in WebEasyMail +more possible? .
- WebEasyMail Web site: WebEasyMail - Web Mail Server for NT/2000/XP.
- BID-5518: WebEasyMail SMTP Service Format String Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1415: Format string vulnerability in SMTP service for WebEasyMail 18.104.22.168 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format strings in SMTP requests.
- OSVDB ID: 14534: WebEasyMail SMTP Service Request Format String
- WinWebMail WebEasyMail 22.214.171.124
Aug 19, 2002
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