MailPost vulnerable file system information disclosure via HTTP GET request
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- Vulnerability found:
- 03 November 2004
- A vulnerability is reported to exist in MailPost version 5.1.1sv and possibly earlier versions that may permit a remote attacker to verify the existance of files anywhere on the local system.
This information could be used to determine sensitive information about the server's environment.
- How to fix:
- The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
It may be possible to mitigate this vulnerability by modifying the information returned in error messages.
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