Cross-site scripting in MDaemon



Published: 2021-02-12
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2020-18723
CVE-2020-18724
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
Vulnerable software
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MDaemon
Server applications / Mail servers

Vendor Alt-N

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-18723

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute code on the email recipient side while forwarding an email to perform potentially malicious activities.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MDaemon: 19.5.5, 20.0.0

CPE External links

http://kailashbohara.com.np/blog/2020/07/15/mdaemon-stored-xss
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/161332/Alt-N-MDaemon-Webmail-20.0.0-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
https://www.altn.com/Support/SecurityUpdate/MD082520_MDaemon_EN/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.

2) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-18724

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in contact list. The vulnerability allows an attacker to executes code and perform a XSS attack while opening a contact list.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MDaemon: 19.5.5, 20.0.0

CPE External links

http://kailashbohara.com.np/blog/2020/07/15/mdaemon-stored-xss
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/161332/Alt-N-MDaemon-Webmail-20.0.0-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
https://www.altn.com/Support/SecurityUpdate/MD082520_MDaemon_EN/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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