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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Microsoft Exchange Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange Server Can Be Crashed By Remote Users Sending Mail With an Invalid FILETIME Header
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1007205
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1007205
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 15 2003
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Exchange Server 2000
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. A remote user can cause the SMTP service to crash.

It is reported that a remote user can send an e-mail message containing an invalid FILETIME attribute to or through the target server to cause the SMTP service to crash.

Microsoft Windows 2000 SMTP Service is also affected by this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target SMTP service to stop processing traffic or shutdown.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix in Windows 2000 SP4. For information on obtaining SP4, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;260910

Vendor URL:  support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=330716 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Windows 2000 SP4


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=330716

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 330716

Windows 2000 SP3 or prior
Exchange Server 2000

Microsoft SMTP Service Can Be Crashed By Remote Users Sending Mail With an Invalid 
FILETIME Header

A vulnerability was reported in the Microsoft Windows 2000 SMTP Service and the Microsoft 
Exchange 2000 Server.  A remote user can cause the SMTP service to crash.

It is reported that a remote user can send an e-mail message containing an invalid 
FILETIME attribute to or through the target server to cause the SMTP service to crash.


A remote user can cause the target SMTP service to stop processing traffic or shutdown.


The vendor has issued a fix in Windows 2000 SP4.  For information on obtaining SP4, see 
the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;260910




 
 


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