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Simple Form Mail Relaying via Subject Tags Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Mail Relaying via Subject Tags Vulnerability in Simple Form

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of Simple Form which fails
to remove newlines from variables used to construct message headers.
A remote attacker can exploit this flaw to add to the list of
recipients, enabling him to use Simple Form on the target as a proxy
for sending abusive mail or spam.

See also : http://worldcommunity.com/opensource/utilities/simple_form.html
Solution : Upgrade to Simple Form 2.3 or later.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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