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.
SERVER-MAIL spoofed MIME-Type auto-execution attempt
HTML e-mail feature in Internet Explorer 5.5 and earlier allows attackers to execute attachments by setting an unusual MIME type for the attachment, which Internet Explorer does not process correctly.
CVSS base score 7.5
CVSS impact score 6.4
CVSS exploitability score 10.0
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2001-0154HTML e-mail feature in Internet Explorer 5.5 and earlier allows attackers to execute attachments by setting an unusual MIME type for the attachment, which Internet Explorer does not process correctly.
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