Threat Encyclopedia

Ipswitch.IMail.Server.Login.Stack.Overflow

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Ipswitch IMail Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious Login command. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted command to a vulnerable server.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Ipswitch IMail 8.12
Ipswitch IMail 8.13
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP6a
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP5
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP4
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP3
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP2
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP1
- Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0
- Microsoft Windows XP Home

Impact logoImpact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
ftp://ftp.ipswitch.com/Ipswitch/Product_Support/IMail/imail82hf2.exe

CVE References

CVE-2005-1255

Telemetry logoTelemetry