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SurgeMail "SEARCH" Command Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-08-15    Last Update:  2007-08-22    Views:  9,722

Secunia Advisory SA26464

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Joey Mengele has discovered a vulnerability in SurgeMail, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the processing of the IMAP "SEARCH" command. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by sending a "SEARCH" command with an overly long argument.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 38k. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor has provided beta version 3.8m.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Joey Mengele.

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/4287

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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