Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain a shell remotely >> Open WebMail vacation.pl Arbitrary Command Execution


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Open WebMail vacation.pl Arbitrary Command Execution

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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

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

If safe_checks are disabled, Nessus attempts to create the file
/tmp/nessus_openwebmail_vacation_input_validation on the target.

Solution : Upgrade to Open WebMail version 2.32 20040629 or later.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10637

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

Cables, Connectors

NEW TRENDNET TEG-S51SFP 4-PORT GIGABIT SWITCH WITH SFP SLOT LIMITED LIFETIME
$66.14
NEW TRENDNET TEG-S51SFP 4-PORT GIGABIT SWITCH WITH SFP SLOT LIMITED LIFETIME pictureCISCO 3750 WS-C3750-24TS-E 24 PORT NETWORK SWITCH + 2 SFP PORTS
$110.37
CISCO 3750 WS-C3750-24TS-E 24 PORT NETWORK SWITCH + 2 SFP PORTS pictureHP 468349-001 NC522SFP 10GbE Dual Port PCI-e Adapter 468330-001 468332-B21
$114.31
HP 468349-001 NC522SFP 10GbE Dual Port PCI-e Adapter 468330-001 468332-B21 picture10G SFP+ Twinax DAC 15m Active DIRECT ATTACH COPPER CABLE J9287B
$79.99
10G  SFP+ Twinax DAC 15m Active DIRECT ATTACH COPPER CABLE J9287B  picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.