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IlohaMail External Programs Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for External Programs vulnerabilities in IlohaMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of IlohaMail version
0.8.6. This version may contain flaws in the spell check and GnuPG
features that permit an authenticated attacker to run arbitrary
commands with the rights of the web user simply by enclosing them
in backticks when spell checking or sending a message.

***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the target
***** simply by looking at the version number of IlohaMail
***** installed there.

Solution : Upgrade to IlohaMail version 0.8.7 or later or disable
spell check and GPG features (see conf/conf.inc).

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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