Confirm header allows unauthorized access
|confirm-header-gain-access (15290)||High Risk|
Confirm could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access, caused by insufficient filtering of user-supplied information. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted email header containing special characters that could allow execution of arbitrary commands.
Upgrade to the latest version of Confirm ( 0.70 or later), available from the freshmeat.net Web page. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Feb 23 2004 - 15:14:45 CST: A bug in Confirm leads to remote command execution.
- BID-9728: Confirm E-Mail Header Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-0324: Confirm 0.62 and earlier could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an e-mail header that contains shell metacharacters such as , `, |, ;, or $.
- OSVDB ID: 3956: Confirm Remote Command Execution
- David Lechnyr Confirm 0.62 and prior
Feb 23, 2004
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