Web Mailer from CGI RESCUE vulnerable to HTTP header injection


Web Mailer from CGI RESCUE contains a HTTP header injection vulnerability.

Web Mailer from CGI RESCUE is a software that sends emails with contents that are input into a HTML form. Web Mailer contains a HTTP header injection vulnerability.

This vulnerability has been fixed and an updated version was released on February 9, 2009.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

  • Webmailer v1.03 and earlier


Falsified information may be displayed or an arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser. HTTP response splitting attacks are also possible as a result.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2009-1591

  1. JVN : JVN#28020230
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2009-1591
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA34862
  4. JVN iPedia (Japanese) : JVNDB-2009-000024
Revision History

  • [2009/04/28]
      Web page published