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IMP Content-Type XSS Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Content-Type XSS Vulnerability in IMP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote server is running at least one instance of IMP whose version
number is between 2.0 and 3.2.3 inclusive. Such versions are vulnerable
to a cross-scripting attack whereby a possible hacker may be able to cause a
victim to unknowingly run arbitrary Javascript code simply by reading a
MIME message with a specially crafted Content-Type header.

For information about the vulnerability, including exploits, see :


Note : Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the target
simply by looking at the version number of IMP installed there
it has
not attempted to actually exploit the vulnerability.

Solution : Upgrade to IMP version 3.2.4 or later.
Threat Level: High

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