Off-by-one buffer overflow in spamc of SpamAssassin 2.40 through 2.43, when using BSMTP mode ("-B"), allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via email containing headers with leading "." characters.
Published 2003-12-31 05:00:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:29:56
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2003-1557

7.38%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2003-1557

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.6
HIGH AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
4.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2003-1557

Vendor statements for CVE-2003-1557

  • Red Hat 2008-04-04
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of SpamAssassin as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2003-1557

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