Horde IMP up to 4.3.7 fetchmailprefs.php fm_id cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Horde IMP (Groupware Software). This affects an unknown function of the file fetchmailprefs.php. The manipulation of the argument fm_id with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in fetchmailprefs.php in Horde IMP before 4.3.8, and Horde Groupware Webmail Edition before 1.2.7, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the fm_id parameter in a fetchmail_prefs_save action, related to the Fetchmail configuration.

The weakness was presented 03/31/2011 by Moritz Naumann as Bug 641069 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2010-3695. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The exploit is shared for download at securityfocus.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:fetchmailprefs.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 52998 (Debian DSA-2204-1 : imp4 - insufficient input sanitising), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 4.3 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (52998).






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 52998
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2204-1 : imp4 - insufficient input sanitising
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OpenVAS ID: 69340
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2204-1 (imp4)
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Upgrade: IMP 4.3


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Vendor: horde.org

Advisory: Bug 641069
Researcher: Moritz Naumann
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-3695 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 30740 - Horde IMP before 4.3.8 and Groupware Webmail Edition before 1.2.7 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 43515 - Horde IMP Webmail 'fetchmailprefs.php' HTML Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 41627

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 10/21/2021 02:37 PM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (63), 03/20/2017 09:24 AM (13), 10/21/2021 02:37 PM (6)
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