SmarterMail Attachment Upload XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2579


The remote host is running SmarterMail.


The remote host is running SmarterMail. SmarterMail is a web interface to a mail server. This version of SmarterMail is vulnerable to a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince a user to click on a malicious link. A successful attack would give the attacker the ability to run code within the client browser.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2579

File Name: 2579.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/01/31

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 16281

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


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

Reference Information

BID: 12405