[Full-disclosure] ZDI-07-043: Ipswitch IMail IMAP Daemon SUBSCRIBE Stack Overflow Vulnerability
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- Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 12:24:11 -0700
ZDI-07-043: Ipswitch IMail IMAP Daemon SUBSCRIBE Stack Overflow
July 24, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Ipswitch Collaboration Suite
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since July 24, 2007 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 2068. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Ipswitch IMail and ICS server.
Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists due to a lack of bounds checking during the
parsing of arguments to the SUBSCRIBE IMAP command sent to the IMAP
daemon listening by default on TCP port 143. By providing an overly
long string as the argument, an exploitable stack-based buffer overflow
-- Vendor Response:
Ipswitch has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.03.09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.07.24 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.07.24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Sebastian Apelt
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