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CVE-2020-8512 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in IceWarp Mail Server affects v. through


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CVE-2020-8512 Scanner Detail

The IceWarp Mail Server is a popular email platform used by businesses and organizations for their internal communication needs. It provides features such as email, contacts, calendars, and instant messaging, all in one platform. Organizations use this server to manage their email services in a secure and reliable way, ensuring smooth communication among team members.

However, the IceWarp Mail Server is not immune to vulnerabilities, as was discovered with the CVE-2020-8512. This vulnerability refers to the XSS (cross-site scripting) found in the /webmail/ color parameter. Essentially, this means that an attacker can inject malicious code into a web page viewed by a user, bypassing the server's security measures. This can cause damage to the user's digital environment, putting sensitive information at risk, and causing other unexpected effects.

Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to numerous problems, such as phishing attacks, session hijacking, or even complete system compromise. An attacker can potentially steal login credentials, transfer money, or even gain access to confidential information. This vulnerability can be used to inject malicious scripts or templates into pages within the platform itself or further down notifications and links sent via email to the users.

Thanks to the pro features of the platform, it is possible to quickly and easily learn about vulnerabilities in digital assets. This platform provides comprehensive scan reports and recommendations to improve security, including insights into the CVE-2020-8512 vulnerability, affording peace of mind to businesses and organizations.



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