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AXIGEN Mail Server Two Vulnerabilities


Secunia ID

SA41430

CVE-ID

CVE-2010-3459, CVE-2010-3460

Release Date

15 Sep 2010

Last Change

23 Sep 2010

Criticality

Moderately Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

AXIGEN Mail Server 7.x

Where

From remote

Impact
Cross-Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities allow a third party to manipulate the content or behaviour of a web application in a user's browser, without compromising the underlying system.

Different Cross-Site Scripting related vulnerabilities are also classified under this category, including "script insertion" and "cross-site request forgery".

Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities are often used against specific users of a website to steal their credentials or to conduct spoofing attacks.

Exposure of sensitive information

Vulnerabilities where documents or credentials are leaked or can be revealed either locally or from remote.

Description

Two vulnerabilities have been reported in AXIGEN Mail Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and disclose potentially sensitive information.

1) Certain unspecified input passed to the Ajax WebMail interface is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

2) An input validation error exists within the HTTP server when processing requests. This can be exploited to read arbitrary files from an affected system via directory traversal attacks (e.g. "..%5c").

Note: Reportedly, this vulnerability only affects Windows systems.

Solution

Update to version 7.4.2.

Reported by

1) Reported by the vendor.
2) Bogdan Calin, Acunetix

Original Advisory

AXIGEN:
http://www.axigen.com/press/product-releases/axigen-releases-version-742_74.html

Acunetix:
http://www.acunetix.com/blog/news/directory-traversal-axigen/