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CVE-2005-1807 Detail

Description

The Data function in class.smtp.php in PHPMailer 1.7.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop leading to memory and CPU consumption) via a long header field.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/28/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1807
Original release date:
05/28/2005
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014069 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source SECTRACK 1014069
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=341210&group_id=26031 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=341210&group_id=26031
http://www.cybsec.com/vuln/PHPMailer-DOS.pdf Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.cybsec.com/vuln/PHPMailer-DOS.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13805 External Source BID 13805
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0448 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0448
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2242 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2242

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