AeroMail attachments could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive files

aeromail-obtain-files (8345) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

AeroMail could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information about the Web server by specifying arbitrary files from the Web server's root directory as attachments to an email message. This information could be used to launch further attacks against the affected server.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of AeroMail (1.45 or later), available from the AeroMail Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Mark Cushman AeroMail prior to 1.45

Reported:

Mar 03, 2002

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