Vulnerability Details

Multiple Vendors STARTTLS Implementation Plaintext Arbitrary Command Injection Vulnerability

Published: 2014-04-08 11:52:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary commands in the context of the user running the application. Successful exploits can allow attackers to obtain email usernames and passwords.

Detection Method:
Send a special crafted 'STARTTLS' request and check the response.

Recommendations:
Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

Summary:
Multiple vendors' implementations of 'STARTTLS' are prone to a vulnerability that lets attackers inject arbitrary commands.

Affected Versions:
The following vendors are affected: Ipswitch Kerio Postfix Qmail-TLS Oracle SCO Group spamdyke ISC

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-0411
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1430
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1431
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1432
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1506
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1575
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1926
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2165

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46767

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46767
http://kolab.org/pipermail/kolab-announce/2011/000101.html
http://bugzilla.cyrusimap.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3424
http://cyrusimap.org/mediawiki/index.php/Bugs_Resolved_in_2.4.7
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-8D9M4P
http://files.kolab.org/server/release/kolab-server-2.3.2/sources/release-notes.txt
http://www.postfix.org/CVE-2011-0411.html
http://www.pureftpd.org/project/pure-ftpd/news
http://www.watchguard.com/support/release-notes/xcs/9/en-US/EN_ReleaseNotes_XCS_9_1_1/EN_ReleaseNotes_WG_XCS_9_1_TLS_Hotfix.pdf
http://www.spamdyke.org/documentation/Changelog.txt
http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-josefsson-kerberos5-starttls/?include_text=1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516901
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100134676
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100141041
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2011-301950.html
http://inoa.net/qmail-tls/vu555316.patch
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/555316

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2014-04-08
Modified
2019-01-21
Category
SMTP problems

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