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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   IMail Server Vendors:   Ipswitch
IMail Client MIME Boundary Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019051
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019051
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4345   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 6 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2006.22 and prior versions (IMail Client 9.22)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the IMail Client. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can send a MIME e-mail message with a specially crafted boundary parameter that, when read by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on September 24, 2007.

Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-81/advisory/

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a new version of IMail Server (2006.23) that no longer includes the vulnerable IMail Client.

The vendor recommends removing "IMail.exe" from the IMail directory on existing installations.

The IPswitch advisory is available at:

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

Vendor URL:  ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/im200623.asp (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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