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Vulnerability Assessment Details

iXmail arbitrary file upload

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for iXMail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running the iXmail webmail interface.

There is a flaw in this interface which permits a possible hacker who
has a valid account on this host to upload and execute arbitrary
php files on this host, thus potentially gaining a shell on
this host. A possible hacker may also use this flaw to delete
arbitrary files on the remote host, with the rights of the
web server.

Solution : Upgrade to iXMail 0.4
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 8046, 8048

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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