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CVE-2006-3216 Detail

Description

Clearswift MAILsweeper for SMTP before 4.3.20 and MAILsweeper for Exchange before 4.3.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via (1) non-ASCII characters in a reverse DNS lookup result from a Received header, which leads to a Receiver service stop, and (2) unspecified vectors involving malformed messages, which causes "unpredictable behavior" that prevents the Security service from processing more messages.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/23/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Clearswift, MAILsweeper for SMTP, 4.3.20 Clearswift, MAILsweeper for Exchange, 4.3.20

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Hyperlink Resource
http://download.mimesweeper.com/www/TechnicalDocumentation/ReadMe_MSW_4,3,20.htm Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18584 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2473
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27303
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27305

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3216
NVD Published Date:
06/23/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017