Active! mail 2003 session ID session hijacking

activemail2003-sessionid-session-hijacking (54751) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Mobile Edition of Active! mail 2003 could allow a remote attacker to hijack a valid user's session, caused by the failure to remove the session ID in a Referer URL. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors related to an email with an embedded URL to hijack another user's account and gain the victim's privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

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

References:

  • JVN#85821104: Active! mail 2003 session ID disclosure vulnerability.
  • TransWare Web site: Active! Mail 2003.
  • CVE-2009-4353: The Mobile Edition of TransWARE Active! mail 2003 build 2003.0139.0871 and earlier, and possibly other versions before 2003.0139.0911, does not remove the session ID in a Referer URL, which allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via vectors such as an email with an embedded URL.
  • OSVDB ID: 60802: Active! Mail Mobile Feature Unspecified Session ID Disclosure
  • SA37602: Active! Mail 2003 Cross-Site Scripting and Session Hijacking Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • TransWare Active! Mail 2003 ja

Reported:

Dec 08, 2009

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