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Ipswitch IMail Server IMail Client Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-10-30    Last Update:  2007-12-06    Views:  8,903

Secunia Advisory SA26905

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in the IMail Client, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the IMail Client when processing emails containing multipart MIME data. This can be exploited to cause a data segment-based buffer overflow via an overly long "boundary" parameter (more than 212 bytes).

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in IMail Client 9.22 included with Ipswitch IMail Server 2006.22. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to IMail 2006.23.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Secunia Research

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-81/

Ipswitch:
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/im200623.asp

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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