CommuniGate Pro < 4.0 .1b2 Referer Field Hijacking

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1552

Synopsis

The remote CommuniGate Pro, according to its version number, is vulnerable to a flaw which may allow an attacker access the mailbox of its victims.

Description

The remote CommuniGate Pro, according to its version number, is vulnerable to a flaw which may allow an attacker access the mailbox of its victims. To exploit such a flaw, the attacker needs to send an email to its victim with a link to an image hosted on a rogue server which will store the Referrer field sent by the user user-agent which contains the credentials used to access the victim's mailbox.

Solution

Upgrade to CommuniGate Pro 4.0 .1b2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1552

File Name: 1552.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11567

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-1481

BID: 7501