Debian Security Advisory
DSA-662-2 squirrelmail -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 14 Mar 2005
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 292714, Bug 295836.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-0104, CVE-2005-0152.
- More information:
Andrew Archibald discovered that the last update to squirrelmail which was intended to fix several problems caused a regression which got exposed when the user hits a session timeout. For completeness below is the original advisory text:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squirrelmail, a commonly used webmail system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Upstream developers noticed that an unsanitised variable could lead to cross site scripting.
Grant Hollingworth discovered that under certain circumstances URL manipulation could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of www-data. This problem only exists in version 1.2.6 of Squirrelmail.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.6-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) the problem that affects unstable has been fixed in version 1.4.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the revised advisory.