Pegasus Mail <= 3.12c mailto: Embedded URL File Forwarding Weakness

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1302

Synopsis

The remote host may be tricked into uploading confidential files to a malicious webserver.

Description

The remote host is running the Pegasus 3.12c mail client. This version contains a vulnerability whereby a malicious website operator may be able to obtain copies of known files on a remote system if a website visitor is running the 3.12c version of the Pegasus client.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Pegasus.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1302

File Name: 1302.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1335

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0930

BID: 1738