Mercury Mail SMTP AUTH CRAM-MD5 buffer overflow

2007-10-05T00:00:00
ID SAINT:22E7286F9783F05DBFC7B5B9CDBD5350
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2007-10-05T00:00:00

Description

Added: 10/05/2007
CVE: CVE-2007-4440
BID: 25357
OSVDB: 39669

Background

Mercury Mail Transport System is an e-mail server product for Windows and NetWare.

Problem

A buffer overflow vulnerability in the SMTP service allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by sending a specially crafted argument to the **AUTH CRAM-MD5** command.

Resolution

Upgrade to Mercury Mail Transport System version 4.52 or higher.

References

<http://secunia.com/advisories/26519>
<http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2007-08/0341.html>

Limitations

Exploit works on Mercury Mail Transport System 4.51.

Platforms

Windows