mailpost.exe in MailPost 5.1.1sv, and possibly earlier versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash), leak sensitive pathname information in the resulting error message, and execute a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack via an HTTP request that contains a / (backslash) and arbitrary webscript before the requested file, which leaks the pathname and does not quote the script in the resulting Visual Basic error message.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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