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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WinGate IMAP Server Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to create a directory in WinGate's main directory

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote IMAP server is prone to multiple directory traversal
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running WinGate, a Windows application
for managing and securing Internet access.

The version of WinGate installed on the remote host fails to remove
directory traversal sequences from the 'CREATE', 'SELECT', 'DELETE',
'RENAME', 'COPY', 'APPEND', and 'LIST' commands before using them to
access messages. An authenticated attacker may be able to exploit
this issue to read mail belong to other users and to create / rename /
delete arbitrary directories on the affected system.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-48/advisory/
http://forums.qbik.com/viewtopic.php?t=4215

Solution :

Upgrade to WinGate 6.1.4 Build 1099 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.8
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18908

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

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