The Qualcomm Eudora WorldMail Server may contain vulnerabilities that allow denial-of-service attacks, unauthorized privileged access, or both. These vulnerabilities were revealed using the PROTOS LDAPv3 test suite and are documented in CERT Advisory CA-2001-18. If your site uses this product, the CERT/CC encourages you to follow the advice provided below.
While investigating the vulnerabilities reported by by the Oulu University Secure Programming Group (OUSPG), it was brought to our attention that the Eudora WorldMail Server may contain vulnerabilities that can be triggered via the PROTOS test suite. The CERT/CC has reported this possibility to Qualcomm and an investigation is pending.
The CERT/CC has not yet determined the impact of this vulnerability.
Apply a patch from your vendor
Please consult the Systems Affected section for vendor-specific information on addressing this vulnerability.
Block access to directory services at network perimeter
The CERT Coordination Center thanks the Oulu University Secure Programming Group for reporting these vulnerabilities to us, for their detailed technical analyses, and for their assistance in preparing this document.