BasiliX Webmail 1.1 Email Header HTML Injection Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:24254
Type exploitdb
Reporter Roman Medina-Heigl Hernandez
Modified 2004-07-05T00:00:00


BasiliX Webmail 1.1 Email Header HTML Injection Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for cgi platform


BasiliX Webmail is reported to be prone to an email header HTML injection vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure of the application to properly sanitize user-supplied email header strings.

An attacker can exploit this issue to gain access to an unsuspecting user's cookie based authentication credentials; disclosure of personal email is possible. Other attacks are also possible.

Content-Type: application/octet-stream"<script>window.alert(document.cookie)</script>"; name=top_secret.pdf