PineApp Mail-SeCure Absolute Path Traversal Vulnerability

Published: 2013-12-04 06:31:21
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
This host is running PineApp Mail-SeCure appliance and is prone to absolute path traversal vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Send the crafted HTTP GET request and check is it possible to read the system file or not.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to the '/admin/viewmsg.php' script not properly sanitizing user supplied input.

Affected Versions:
PineApp Mail-SeCure 5099SK version 3.70, Other versions may also be affected.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to perform directory traversal attacks and read arbitrary files on the affected appliance.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-6827

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63827

References:

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Nov/136
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2013-11/0133.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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