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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Open WebMail Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for arbitrary execution vulnerability in Open WebMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a Perl application that permits
execution of arbitrary code.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Open WebMail installed on the
remote host may permit execution of arbitrary shell commands due to its
failure to ensure shell escape characters are removed from filenames
and other strings before trying to read from them.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e789a315

Solution :

Upgrade to Open WebMail 2.5.1-20050430 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13472

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

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