Vulnerability CVE-2003-1177


Published: 2003-12-31   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Buffer overflow in the base64 decoder in MERCUR Mailserver 4.2 before SP3a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long (1) AUTH command to the POP3 server or (2) AUTHENTICATE command to the IMAP server.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Atrium software -> Mercur mailserver 

 References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/10038
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/13468
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8889
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8861
http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/6U00N1P8KC.html
http://www.osvdb.org/2688
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2003-q4/1459.html
http://www.atrium-software.com/mail%20server/pub/mcr42sp3a.html

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