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Eureka Email 2.2q ERR Remote Buffer Overflow

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Eureka Email 2.2q ERR Remote Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a buffer overflow in the Eureka Email 2.2q client that is triggered through an excessively long ERR message. NOTE: this exploit isn't very reliable. Unfortunately reaching the vulnerable code can only be done when manually checking mail (Ctrl-M). Checking at startup will not reach the code targeted here.


  • Francis Provencher (Protek Research Labs)
  • Dr_IDE
  • dookie
  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/misc/eureka_mail_err
msf exploit(eureka_mail_err) > show targets
msf exploit(eureka_mail_err) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(eureka_mail_err) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(eureka_mail_err) > exploit

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