MailWatch for MailScanner authenticate() Function SQL Injection

2005-11-02T14:45:05
ID OSVDB:20451
Type osvdb
Reporter Chris Graham()
Modified 2005-11-02T14:45:05

Description

Vulnerability Description

MailWatch for MailScanner contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the authenticate() function not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to unspecified variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.0.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

MailWatch for MailScanner contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the authenticate() function not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to unspecified variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=367923 Secunia Advisory ID:17405 Related OSVDB ID: 20452 Packet Storm: http://packetstormsecurity.org/0511-advisories/sa17405.txt ISS X-Force ID: 22945 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2276 CVE-2005-3470 Bugtraq ID: 15278