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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Open WebMail userstat.pl Arbitrary Command Execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Arbitrary Command Execution flaw in Open WebMail's userstat.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of Open WebMail in which
the userstat.pl component fails to sufficiently validate user input.
This failure enables remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs on
the target using the rights under which the web server operates.
For further information, see :

http://www.openwebmail.org/openwebmail/download/cert/advisories/SA-04:01.txt

Solution : Upgrade to Open WebMail version 2.30 20040127 or later.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10316

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

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