IceWarp WebMail help.html Traversal Arbitrary File Access

2005-09-29T17:16:06
ID OSVDB:19831
Type osvdb
Reporter ShineShadow(ss_contacts@hotmail.com)
Modified 2005-09-29T17:16:06

Description

Vulnerability Description

IceWarp Web Mail contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the 'help.html' page not properly sanitizing user input, specifically traversal style attacks (../../) supplied via the 'helpid' variable.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

IceWarp Web Mail contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the 'help.html' page not properly sanitizing user input, specifically traversal style attacks (../../) supplied via the 'helpid' variable.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[target]:32000/accounts/help.html?helpid=../../../webmail/config/users.dat%00

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.icewarp.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:17046 Related OSVDB ID: 19827 Related OSVDB ID: 19829 Related OSVDB ID: 19825 Related OSVDB ID: 19830 Related OSVDB ID: 19828 Related OSVDB ID: 19826 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-09/0345.html CVE-2005-3133 Bugtraq ID: 14986