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DeskNow Mail and Collaboration Server Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of an old version of DeskNow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

DeskNow Mail and Collaboration Server is a full-featured and integrated
mail and instant messaging server, with webmail, secure instant
messaging, document repository, shared calendars, address books,
message boards, web-publishing, anti-spam features, Palm and
PocketPC access and much more.

A directory traversal vulnerability was found in DeskNow webmail
file attachment upload feature that may be exploited to upload
files to arbitrary locations on the server. A malicious webmail
user may upload a JSP file to the script directory of the server,
and executing it by requesting the URL of the upload JSP file.
A second directory traversal vulnerability exists in the document
repository file delete feature. This vulnerability may be exploited
to delete arbitrary files on the server.

Solution : Upgrade to DeskNow version 2.5.14 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 12421

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Noam Rathaus

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