VDB-23497 · CVE-2004-2620 · OSVDB 8731

Paul L Daniels ripMIME mimeh_read_headers unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability was found in Paul L Daniels ripMIME It has been declared as problematic. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The MIMEH_read_headers function in ripMIME does not properly handle trailing "\r" and "\n" characters in headers, which leads to a buffer underflow.

The weakness was disclosed 04/05/2004 (Website). The advisory is shared at osvdb.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2004-2620 since 12/04/2005. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

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

The entry 23496 is pretty similar.




CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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04/05/2004 🔍
08/14/2004 +131 days 🔍
12/31/2004 +138 days 🔍
12/04/2005 +338 days 🔍
03/09/2015 +3382 days 🔍
06/30/2018 +1209 days 🔍


Advisory: osvdb.org [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2004-2620 (🔍)
OSVDB: 8731 - ripMIME MIMEH_read_headers() underrun

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Created: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM
Updated: 06/30/2018 09:12 AM
Changes: 03/09/2015 04:55 PM (43), 06/30/2018 09:12 AM (6)
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