ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro viewheaders ScriptInsertion

2006-02-28 / 2006-03-01
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

====================================================================== Secunia Research 27/02/2006 - ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro viewheaders Script Insertion - ====================================================================== Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10 ====================================================================== 1) Affected Software ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro 1.8.8.5 NOTE: Prior versions may also be affected. ====================================================================== 2) Severity Rating: Moderately critical Impact: Cross-Site Scripting Where: Remote ====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software "ArGoSoft Mail Server is full SMTP/POP3/Finger/IMAP server for all Windows platforms, which will let you turn your computer into the email system. It is very compact, takes about 1-5 Mb of disk space (depending on the version), does not have any specific memory requirements, and what is the most important - it's very easy to use". Product Link: http://www.argosoft.com/rootpages/MailServer/Default.aspx ====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in ArGoSoft Mail Server Pro, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks. Input passed in various e-mail headers (e.g. "subject" and "from") is not properly sanitised before being displayed by the "View Headers" functionality. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site when viewing the headers of a malicious e-mail. ====================================================================== 5) Solution Update to version 1.8.8.6 or later. ====================================================================== 6) Time Table 24/02/2006 - Vendor notified. 24/02/2006 - Vendor response. 27/02/2006 - Public disclosure. ====================================================================== 7) Credits Discovered by Secunia Research. ====================================================================== 8) References No other references available. ====================================================================== 9) About Secunia Secunia collects, validates, assesses, and writes advisories regarding all the latest software vulnerabilities disclosed to the public. These advisories are gathered in a publicly available database at the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/ Secunia offers services to our customers enabling them to receive all relevant vulnerability information to their specific system configuration. Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories: http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/ ====================================================================== 10) Verification Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-6/ Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ ======================================================================


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