OpenWebmail openwebmail.pl logindomain Parameter XSS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2616

Synopsis

The remote host is running OpenWebmail, an open-source perl script that gives remote users a web-based interface to email.

Description

The remote host is running OpenWebmail, an open-source perl script that gives remote users a web-based interface to email. This version of OpenWebmail is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be need to be able to convince a user to click on a malicious URL. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to steal credentials or execute code within the browser.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2616

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/02/15

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:open_webmail:open_webmail

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0445

BID: 12547