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WebAdmin < 3.2.6 MDaemon Account Hijacking Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of WebAdmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI application that is affected by a
privilege escalation issue.

Description :

The remote host is running WebAdmin, a web-based remote administration
tool for Alt-N MDaemon.

According to its banner, the installed version of WebAdmin enables a
domain administrator within the default domain to hijack the 'MDaemon'
account used by MDaemon when processing remote server and mailing list
commands.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-September/049247.html
http://files.altn.com/WebAdmin/Release/RelNotes_en.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to WebAdmin version 3.2.6 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19841

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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