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CVE-2005-4445 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in Pegasus Mail 4.21a through 4.21c and 4.30PB1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long email message header, which triggers a one-byte buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/20/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015385
http://www.pmail.com/newsflash.htm#secunia Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419908/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15973

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4445
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018