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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1255

Stack-based buffer overflow in the IMAP service in Mercur Messaging 5.0 SP3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string to the (1) LOGIN or (2) SELECT command, a different set of attack vectors and possibly a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-1177.
Publish Date : 2006-03-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1255

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mercur Mercur Messaging 2005 5.0 Sp3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mercur Mercur Messaging 1

- References For CVE-2006-1255

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-March/043972.html
FULLDISC 20060316 Re: Mercur IMAPD 5.0 SP3 DoS Exploit or more?
http://secunia.com/advisories/19267
SECUNIA 19267
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/0977
VUPEN ADV-2006-0977
http://www.osvdb.org/23950
OSVDB 23950
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25290
XF mercur-imap-bo(25290)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17138
BID 17138 MERCUR Messaging 2005 IMAP Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-16

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1255

Mercur v5.0 IMAP SP3 SELECT Buffer Overflow
Mercur v5.0 IMAP server is prone to a remotely exploitable stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure of the application to properly bounds check user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed size memory buffer. Credit to Tim Taylor for discover the vulnerability.
Module type : exploit Rank : average Platforms : Windows
Mercur Messaging 2005 IMAP Login Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Atrium Mercur IMAP 5.0 SP3. Since the room for shellcode is small, using the reverse ordinal payloads yields the best results.
Module type : exploit Rank : average Platforms : Windows


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