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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4080

Original release date: 12/07/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Horde IMP 4.0.4 and earlier does not sanitize strings containing UTF16 null characters, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via UTF16 encoded attachments and strings that will be executed when viewed using Internet Explorer, which ignores the characters.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2773
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17910
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015315
External Source: XF
Name: imp-email-attachment-xss(23465)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 232
External Source: BID
Name: 15730
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20051206 Horde IMP Webmail Client XSS all versions
Type: Advisory; Exploit

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