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Vulnerability Assessment Details

e107 Email Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to send arbitrary email with e107

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that can be used to send
arbitrary e-mail messages.

Description :

The version of e107 installed on the remote host contains a script,
'email.php', that permits an unauthenticated user to send e-mail
messages to arbitrary users and to control to a large degree the
content of those messages. This issue can be exploited to send spam
or other types of abuse through the affected system.

See also :

http://e107.org/e107_tests/forum/forum_viewtopic.php?66179
http://e107.org/comment.php?comment.news.788

Solution :

Either remove the affected script or upgrade to e107 version 0.7.5 or
later, which uses a 'captcha' system to minimize automated
exploitation of this issue.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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