VisNetic MailServer < lang_settings Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3690


The remote host is vulnerable to a Script Injection attack.


The remote host is running VisNetic MailServer, a commercial mail server for the Microsoft platform. The version of VisNetic MailServer installed on the remote host fails to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'lang_settings' parameter of the 'accounts/inc/include.php' and 'admin/inc/include.php' scripts before using it to include PHP code. An unauthenticated attacker may be able to exploit these flaws to view arbitrary files on the remote host or to execute arbitrary PHP code after injecting it into the mail server's log file.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3690

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2006/07/25

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 22079

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:deerfield:visnetic_mail_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0817, CVE-2006-0818

BID: 19007, 19002