Intrusion Prevention

Ipswitch.IMail.Server.SMTP.Server.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Ipswitch IMail server.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling an overly long SMTP command. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Ipswitch IMail Server 2006 prior to 2006.04a
Ipswitch IMail Server Plus 2006 prior to 2006.04a
Ipswitch IMail Server Secure 2006 prior to 2006.04a

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.ipswitch.com/support/imail/releases/im20061.asp

CVE References

CVE-2006-4379