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Mail.com Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
04 January 2002
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Mail.com Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Ministry-of-Peace - www.ministryofpeace.co.uk
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SYNOPSIS

Mail.com offers free webmail services, which are used by tens of thousands of people around the world. The site suffers from a CSS vulnerability, giving a malicious user the ability to view the site cookies of any user currently logged in.

IMPACT

If a malicious user can get the mail.com user to follow a simple link, then they can grab that users mail.com cookies and possibly use them to authenticate as that user.

WORKING EXAMPLE

Log into your mail.com account, and then go to:

http://mymail.mail.com/scripts/common/forgotpasswd.cgi?login=
<p><script>document.writeln(document.cookie)</
script></p>

CREDITS

Vulnerability discovered by Digital Shadow.

INFO

Security Advisory #03
Published: 03rd January 2002




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