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sSMTP Format String Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-04-15    Views:  14,219

Secunia Advisory SA11378

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Max Vozeler has reported two vulnerabilities in sSMTP, allowing malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to format string errors within the "die()" and "log_event()" functions. This can be exploited to crash the server and potentially execute arbitrary code by including format specifiers in certain parameters.


Solution:
Use another product.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Max Vozeler

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