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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The default configuration of Norton AntiVirus for Microsoft Exchange 2000 2.x allows remote attackers to identify the recipient's INBOX file path by sending an email with an attachment containing malicious content, which includes the path in the rejection notice.

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CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with dangerous type

'Unrestricted file upload with dangerous type' attacks involve an attacker uploading or transferring files of dangerous types to the server. The severity of such an attack depends upon the execution mechanism and the storage location of the uploaded file. Thus, it may range from simple defacement to arbitrary file execution, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

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