Qualcomm Eudora Client and Path Disclosure Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1288

Synopsis

The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may disclose path information in email messages under certain condtions. If a message containing an attachement is replied to (by an individual running this version of Eudora), the reply message is sent with an appended string containing the full path of the attached file revealing the directory structure of the client.

Solution

Disable the 'Use Microsoft Viewer' option.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1288

File Name: 1288.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1331

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0874

BID: 1653

OSVDB: 1545