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Exploit using Eudora and the Guninski hole
From: Louis-Eric Simard <Louis-Eric () SIMARD COM>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 15:47:03 -0400



SIMARD SECURITY ADVISORY 20000919.1
by Louis-Eric Simard, Security Consultant (Louis-Eric () Simard com)


  RELEASE DATE
  September 19th 2000

  TESTED SYSTEMS
  Windows 2000 [5.00.2195] running Eudora 4.3.2. Later versions of Eudora
have not been tested.

  SYNOPSIS
  A malicious intruder can easily take control of a Windows environment by
simply sending one or more e-mails containing attachments conforming to
  the description set in the Georgi Guninski security advisory #21 if the
receiver is using Eudora as a mail client.

  PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
  Eudora saves all attachments in a single directory upon receiving the
mail; a mail message need not be open for its attachment to be decoded
  and saved in that common directory. An intruder need only send an e-mail
with a trojaned DLL as described in the Guninski advisory, along with
  or followed by an e-mail containing a Word document.

  DEMONSTRATION
  A dummy RICHED20.DLL file is attached here. To test the security hole,
simply mail this file along with the supplied (or any) Word file, then
  click on the Word file. After a few seconds, a message box titled
"Gotcha" will appear, indicating "Fake RICHED20.DLL loaded."

  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  Gergi Guninski for pointing out this issue in the first place.

  COMMENTS
Please send suggestions, updates and comments to Louis-Eric () Simard com
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  advisories. Our advisories are a service to the information security
community intended to promote safe computing practices and warn users of
  possible security breaches. The information within this document may
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Attachment: Test.doc
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Attachment: RICHED20.dll
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