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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2920

Original release date: 06/08/2006
Last revised: 07/25/2011


Sylpheed-Claws before 2.2.2 and Sylpheed before 2.2.6 allow remote attackers to bypass the URI check functionality and makes it easier to conduct phishing attacks via a URI that begins with a space character.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Sylpheed-Claws, Sylpheed-Claws, 2.2.2

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20577
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2283
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: sylpheed-claws-utils-textview-security-bypass(27089)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2173
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20476
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=422662&group_id=25528
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sylpheed.good-day.net/en/news.html\

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