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PHP Mail Function Header Spoofing Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of PHP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of PHP <= 4.2.2.

The mail() function does not properly sanitize user input.
This permits users to forge email to make it look like it is
coming from a different source other than the server.

Users can exploit this even if SAFE_MODE is enabled.

Solution : Contact your vendor for the latest PHP release.
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 5562

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) tony@libpcap.net

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