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CVE-2008-7258 Detail

Description

** DISPUTED ** The standardise function in Anibal Monsalve Salazar sSMTP 2.61 and 2.62 allows local users to cause a denial of service (application exit) via an e-mail message containing a long line that begins with a . (dot) character. NOTE: CVE disputes this issue because it is solely a usability problem for senders of messages with certain long lines, and has no security impact.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/20/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-August/045407.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-August/045422.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128013391907262&w=2 Exploit
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128017258305041&w=2 Exploit
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128077707318085&w=2
http://patch-tracker.debian.org/patch/series/view/ssmtp/2.62-3/345780-standardise-bufsize Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/19/6 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41965 Exploit
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ssmtp/+bug/282424
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=582236 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-7258

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:anibal_monsalve_salaz:ssmtp:2.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:anibal_monsalve_salaz:ssmtp:2.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7258
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2010