Advisory Name: MailMarshal Spam Quarantine Password Retrieval
Release Date: 17-06-2007
Application: MailMarshal SMTP 6.2.0.x
Platform: Microsoft Windows
Severity: Password Retrieval
Author: Gary O'leary-Steele
Reported: See time line section below
Vendor status: Fix Available
CVE Candidate: CVE-2007-3796
Overview from www.mailmarshal.com:
MailMarshal SMTP is a total email content security solution for business
networks. It combines anti-spam, anti-virus, anti-phishing, anti-porn
content security into a highly scalable and easily manageable solution.
MailMarshal enables you to meet your corporate obligation to provide a
safe and secure environment for your employees. It also enables you to
your obligation to effectively monitor and manage your organization's
compliance with relevant corporate governance and legislative regulatory
The Spam Quarantine HTTP interface password reset facility is vulnerable
to a SQL buffer truncation attack. The vulnerability could be exploited
to reset and retrieve any user account. The attacker would require prior
knowledge of the users email address.
A technical analysis of the vulnerability is included within our
"Buffer Truncation in Microsoft SQL Server Based Applications 1.1" paper
12/07/2007 Fix Available
This issue has been resolved in version 6.2.1. See the change history
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Information:
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names for security problems.
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