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Vulnerability Assessment Details

IlohaMail User Parameter Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for User Parameter vulnerability in IlohaMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of IlohaMail version
0.8.10 or earlier. Such versions do not properly sanitize the 'user'
parameter, which could permit a remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code either on the target or in a victim's browser when a victim views
a specially crafted message with an embedded image as long as PHP's
magic quotes setting is turned off (it's on by default) and the MySQL
backend is in use.

For a discussion of this vulnerability, see :

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=3589704&forum_id=27701

***** 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 0.8.11 or later.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 9131

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

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