oMail-webmail checklogin function code execution

omailwebmail-checklogin-code-execution (12948) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

oMail-webmail could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a vulnerability in the checklogin function. The $domainname, $username, and $password variables in the checklogin function are not filtered. If oMail-webmail is installed by default, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of oMail-webmail (0.98.5 or later), available from the oMail-webmail Web site. See References..

Note: There is a report that version 0.98.5 is still affected by this vulnerability. Refer to BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 04 2004 - 12:10:00 CDT for more information. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Olivier Müller oMail-webmail 0.98.4 and prior

Reported:

Aug 19, 2003

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