Rule Category

SERVER-MAIL -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in mail servers (such as Exchange, Courrier). These are different from protocol traffic, as this deals with the traffic going to the mail server itself.

Alert Message

SERVER-MAIL RCPT TO overflow

Rule Explanation

Buffer overflow in Lotus Domino Mail Server 5.0.5 and earlier allows a remote attacker to crash the server or execute arbitrary code via a long "RCPT TO" command. Impact: CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2001-0260
Buffer overflow in Lotus Domino Mail Server 5.0.5 and earlier allows a remote attacker to crash the server or execute arbitrary code via a long "RCPT TO" command.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2003-0694
The prescan function in Sendmail 8.12.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via buffer overflow attacks, as demonstrated using the parseaddr function in parseaddr.c.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2008-0394
Buffer overflow in Citadel SMTP server 7.10 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long RCPT TO command, which is not properly handled by the makeuserkey function. NOTE: some of these details were obtained from third party information.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2009-0410
Off-by-one error in the SMTP daemon in GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA) in Novell GroupWise 6.5x, 7.0, 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.03HP1a, and 8.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long e-mail address in a malformed RCPT command, leading to a buffer overflow.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access