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Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

CVE-2008-1055

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Format string vulnerability in webmail.exe in NetWin SurgeMail 38k4 and earlier and beta 39a, and WebMail 3.1s and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the page parameter.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-134 - Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published