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Kerio MailServer SPAM Filter Has Buffer Overflow

SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1009547
Date: Mar 24 2004

Impact: Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes

Version(s): prior to 5.7.7

Description: A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in the Kerio MailServer. The impact was not disclosed.

The vendor reported that there is a buffer overflow in the mail server's SPAM filter. No further details were provided.

Impact: The impact was not disclosed.

[Editor's note: For classification purposes, we have categorized this vulnerability using the typical impacts for buffer overflow vulnerabilities.]

Solution: The vendor has released a fixed version (5.7.7), available at:


Vendor URL: www.kerio.com/kms_home.html

Cause: Boundary error

Underlying OS: Windows (NT), Windows (2000), Windows (XP)


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