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Becky! Internet Mail Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Becky! Internet Mail client which is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is generated when the application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. Boundary error may be generated when the user agrees to return a receipt message for a specially crafted e-mail thus leading to buffer overflow.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Becky! Internet Mail version 2.48.2 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.50.01 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)