Ipswitch IMail could allow administrator`s to make changes to any other domain on the server

imail-admin-domain-change (7752) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Ipswitch IMail could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by a vulnerability in the authentication process for the Web administration interface. An attacker with a valid administrator account can log in to the server and modify or delete information on any hosted domain on the server.


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Dec 31 2001 - 16:31:16 CST: IMail Web Service User Aliases / Mailing Lists Admin Vulnerability.
  • Ipswitch Web site: IMail Server Support Center > Patches & Upgrades.
  • BID-3766: Ipswitch IMail Domain Administration Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2001-1211: Ipswitch IMail 7.0.4 and earlier allows attackers with administrator privileges to read and modify user alias and mailing list information for other domains hosted by the same server via the (1) aliasadmin or (2) listadm1 CGI programs, which do not properly verify that an administrator is the administrator for the target domain.
  • OSVDB ID: 10851: Ipswitch IMail listadm1 Arbitrary Mail List/User Modification
  • OSVDB ID: 10852: Ipswitch IMail aliasadmin Arbitrary Mail List/User Modification

Platforms Affected:

  • Ipswitch Imail Server 7.0.5


Dec 31, 2001

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