[SA21543] mail f/w system Mail Header Injection Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-23T00:00:00


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TITLE: mail f/w system Mail Header Injection Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21543/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Security Bypass

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: mail f/w system 8.x http://secunia.com/product/11655/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in mail f/w system, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

Input passed to unspecified parameters is not properly sanitised before being used to construct an email message. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary email headers, which may allow the sending of spam messages from the server.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 8.2. Prior versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Update to version 8.3.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.rescue.ne.jp/whatsnew/blog.cgi/permalink/20060822210549

JP Vendor Status Notes: http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2311048526/index.html

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