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Qualcomm Eudora WebBrowser Control Embedded Media Player File Vulnerability

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to an arbitrary 'command insertion' flaw

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Eudora mail client that may have vulernabilities regarding how it handles attachments. Specifically if the client is using the WebBrowser control to view messages, then an attacker may be able to craft a message containing malicious code that will be run on the victims computer.

Solution

Do not use the WebBrowser control to view messages: go to Tools -> Options -> Viewing Mail and uncheck "Use Microsoft's viewer".