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Vulnerability Assessment Details

TIPS MailPost Multiple Flaws

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Test the remote mailpost.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using a version of TIPS MailPost which is vulnerable
to several flaws.

TIPS MailPost is an HTML form content email application designed to facilitate
the emailing of HTML form data to a third party.

There are various flaws in the remote version of this software :

- A remote file enumeration vulnerability which may permit a possible hacker to
acertain if a file exists or not

- Two cross site scripting vulnerabilities which may permit a possible hacker to steal
the cookies of third-parties users

- An information disclosure vulnerability which may permit a possible hacker to gain
more information about the remote host

Solution : upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11595, 11596, 11598, 11599

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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