WebEasyMail SMTP server format string attack results in denial of service

webeasymail-smtp-service-dos (9924) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • WinWebMail WebEasyMail 3.4.2.2

Reported:

Aug 19, 2002

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