MHonArc MIME Header Name XSS

2002-10-21T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:7353
Type osvdb
Reporter Steven M. Christey(coley@mitre.org)
Modified 2002-10-21T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

MHonArc contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not properly filter MIME header names in an email message. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 2.5.13 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

MHonArc contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not properly filter MIME header names in an email message. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.mhonarc.org/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL ISS X-Force ID: 10666 CVE-2002-1307 Bugtraq ID: 6204