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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800970
Category:Buffer overflow
Title:Pegasus Mail POP3 Response Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Summary:Check for the version of Pegasus Mail
Description:
Overview: This host is running Pegasus Mail which is prone to stack-based
Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
A stack based buffer overflow error occus due to improper bounds checking
when processing POP3 responses.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause the application to crash by sending overly long error responses from
a remote POP3 server to the affected mail client.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
Pegasus Mail 4.51 and prior.

Fix:
No solution or patch is available as of 05th November, 2009.Information
regarding this issue will be updated once the solution details are available.
For updates refer to http://www.pmail.com/downloads_s3_t.htm

References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/37134
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3026
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2009/Oct/1023075.html
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 36797
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3838
Bugtraq: 20091022 {PRL} Pegasus Mail client BoF (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507377/100/0/threaded
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0910-exploits/pegasusmc-dos.txt
http://www.vupen.com/exploits/Pegasus_Mail_POP3_Message_Handling_Remote_Buffer_Overflow_Exploit_3026233.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36797
http://osvdb.org/59261
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023075
http://secunia.com/advisories/37134
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3026
XForce ISS Database: pegasus-pop3-bo(53933)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/53933
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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