An issue was discovered in SysGauge 1.5.18. A buffer overflow vulnerability in SMTP connection verification leads to arbitrary code execution. The attack vector is a crafted SMTP daemon that sends a long 220 (aka "Service ready") string.
Published 2017-03-06 02:59:00
Updated 2017-03-08 02:59:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6416

2.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 88 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2017-6416

  • SysGauge SMTP Validation Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2017-02-28
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/smtp/sysgauge_client_bof
    This module will setup an SMTP server expecting a connection from SysGauge 1.5.18 via its SMTP server validation. The module sends a malicious response along in the 220 service ready response and exploits the client, resulting in an unprivileged shell. Authors: - Ch

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6416

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6416

References for CVE-2017-6416

Products affected by CVE-2017-6416

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