Active! mail 2003 unspecified cross-site scripting

activemail2003-unspecified-xss (54750) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Active! mail 2003 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the From, To, Cc or Bcc paramater in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Active! mail 2003, available from the TransWare Web site. See References.


  • JVN#49083120: Active! mail 2003 cross-site scripting vulnerability.
  • TransWare Web site: Active! Mail 2003.
  • CVE-2009-4352: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in TransWARE Active! mail 2003 build 2003.0139.0871 and earlier, and possibly other versions before 2003.0139.0939, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) From, (2) To, (3) Cc, and (4) Bcc parameters.
  • OSVDB ID: 60801: Active! Mail Unspecified XSS
  • SA37602: Active! Mail 2003 Cross-Site Scripting and Session Hijacking Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • TransWare Active! Mail 2003 ja


Dec 08, 2009

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