Paul L Daniels ripMIME up to Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Paul L Daniels ripMIME up to It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a remote code execution vulnerability. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

ripMIME and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass e-mail protection via a base64 MIME encoded attachment containing invalid characters that are not properly extracted.

The bug was discovered 08/03/2004. The weakness was released 07/30/2004 by Paul L Daniels (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2004-2619 since 12/04/2005. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 14389 , which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (16867), Vulnerability Center (SBV-22061) and Tenable (14389). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 23497.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 14389
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OpenVAS ID: 52409
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: ripmime
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07/30/2004 🔍
08/03/2004 +4 days 🔍
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12/31/2004 +149 days 🔍
12/31/2004 +0 days 🔍
12/04/2005 +338 days 🔍
05/18/2009 +1261 days 🔍
03/09/2015 +2121 days 🔍
07/01/2021 +2306 days 🔍


Researcher: Paul L Daniels
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CVE: CVE-2004-2619 (🔍)
X-Force: 16867
Vulnerability Center: 22061 - ripMIME and Earlier Remote E-Mail Protection Bypass via a Base64 MIME Encoded Attachment, High
SecurityFocus: 10848 - ripMIME MIME Attachment Decoding Weakness
Secunia: 12201
OSVDB: 8287 - ripMIME Attachment Extraction Bypass

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Created: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM
Updated: 07/01/2021 07:44 AM
Changes: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM (68), 09/04/2019 09:48 AM (1), 07/01/2021 07:44 AM (3)
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