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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1101

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

mailpost.exe in MailPost 5.1.1sv, and possibly earlier versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash), leak sensitive pathname information in the resulting error message, and execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack via an HTTP request that contains a / (backslash) and arbitrary webscript before the requested file, which leaks the pathname and does not quote the script in the resulting Visual Basic error message.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 11598
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.procheckup.com/security_info/vuln_pr0411.html
External Source: XF
Name: mailpost-slash-xss(17951)
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#596046
Type: Advisory

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