Eudora Long URL Status Bar Obfuscation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1218

Synopsis

The remote email client may be tricked into visiting a malicious URI

Description

Eudora versions 6.0.0 through 6.1.0 are vulnerable to a URI obfuscation weakness that may hide the true contents of a link. An attacker, exploiting this bug remotely, would send an HTML email with an obfuscated link which actually redirects to a malicous or misleading web page.

Solution

Upgrade to the most recent version of Eudora.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1218

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2649

BID: 10305