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MDaemon Content Filter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for content filter directory traversal vulnerability in MDaemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote mail server is prone to directory traversal attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running Alt-N MDaemon, an SMTP/IMAP server for
Windows.

According to its banner, the version of MDaemon on the remote host is
prone to a directory traversal flaw that can be exploited to overwrite
files outside the application's quarantine directory provided
MDaemon's attachment quarantine feature is enabled.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/16173/
http://files.altn.com/MDaemon/Release/RelNotes_en.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to MDaemon version 8.1.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14400

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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