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JVNDB-2014-000071

Becky! Internet Mail vulnerable to buffer overflow

Overview

Becky! Internet Mail contains a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Becky! Internet Mail contains an issue in processing responses from a POP3 server, which may result in a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Shingo HAYASHI of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


RIMARTS
  • Becky! Internet Mail Ver.2.67 and earlier

Impact

By receiving a specially crafted response, an arbitrary code may be executed.
Solution

[Update the Software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

RIMARTS
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Buffer Errors(CWE-119) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-3891
References

  1. JVN : JVN#35376006
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-3891
Revision History

[2014/07/08]
  Web page was published
[2014/07/10]
  References : Content was added