QK SMTP Server 'RCPT TO' buffer overflow vulnerability

Published: 2008-08-22 14:09:14
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Recommendations:
Upgrade to QK SMTP Server 3.1 beta or a newer release.

Summary:
QK SMTP Server is installed on the remote host which is prone to a stack based overflow.

Technical Details:
The application does not properly check it's boundaries for user supplied input in the 'RCPT TO' field.

Impact:
This results in a stack based overflow, where it's possible to crash the service or compromise the host.

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-2006-5551

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20681

References:

http://www.securiteam.com/exploits/6P00O15H6U.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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