Executive Summary

Name CVE-2004-1098 First vendor Publication 2005-01-10
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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MIMEDefang in MIME-tools 5.414 allows remote attackers to bypass virus scanning capabilities via an e-mail attachment with a virus that contains an empty boundary string in the Content-Type header.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1098

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 13
Os 6
Os 2
Os 7

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200411-06 (MIME-tools)
File : nvt/glsa_200411_06.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
13735 MIME-tools MIMEDefang Empty Boundary Content-Type Virus Scan Bypass

MIME-tools MIMEDefang contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to bypass virus scans. The issue is triggered when an empty string is passed in as the boundary content type (boundary=""). It is possible that the flaw may allow an email to be delivered without first being scanned for viruses resulting in a loss of integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-11-03 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200411-06.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-11-02 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2004-123.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11563
GENTOO http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-06.xml
MANDRAKE http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:123
MLIST http://lists.roaringpenguin.com/pipermail/mimedefang/2004-October/024959.html
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17940

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