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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Symantec Messaging Gateway Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam Lets Remote Users Deny Service With Malformed MIME Content
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015051
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015051
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-4695   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 14 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 13 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.1, 6.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send e-mail containing specially crafted MIME content to cause the target bmserver component to terminate.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued patches.

For 6.0.1, use Update patch 162:

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/sba/sba_60x/updates/patch162.zip

For 6.0.2, use Update patch 161:

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/sba/sba_60x/updates/patch161.zip

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2005.10.12d.html

Vendor URL:  securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2005.10.12d.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.


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