Atmail contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated,
remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks on the targeted
system. Updates are available.
Atmail contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct cross-site scripting attacks on the targeted system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied input by the affected software. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a targeted user to open a crafted web page. If successful, it could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the user's browser session.
Proof-of-concept code that exploits this vulnerability is publicly available.
Atmail has confirmed this vulnerability and released updated software.
Atmail Email Sever versions 7.0.2 and prior are affected.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a file to the user and attempt to persuade the user to open or execute the file by using misleading language or instructions.
Atmail has released a security advisory at the following link: CVE-2013-2585
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary script or HTML code in the user's browser in the security context of the affected application. This action could allow the attacker to access sensitive browser-based information, including authentication cookies and recently submitted data, or to take actions on the site as the affected user.
The vulnerability exists in the filenameOriginal parameter used by the affected software.
Further technical information is not available.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Users are advised not to open media files from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that media files are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
7.0 Base, .1, .2
Alerts and bulletins on the Cisco Security Intelligence Operations Portal are highlighted by analysts in the
Cisco Threat Operations Center and represent a subset of the comprehensive content that is available through Cisco Security IntelliShield Alert Manager Service.
This customizable threat and vulnerability alert service provides security staff with access to timely, accurate, and credible information about threats and vulnerabilities that may affect their environment.
The urgency and severity ratings of this alert are not tailored to individual users; users may value alerts differently based upon their network configurations and circumstances. THE ALERT, AND INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DO NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE ALERT, AND INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE ALERT, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. INFORMATION IN THIS ALERT AND ANY RELATED COMMUNICATIONS IS BASED ON OUR KNOWLEDGE AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME.