Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1682-1 squirrelmail -- insufficient input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 07 Dec 2008
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-2379.
- More information:
Ivan Markovic discovered that SquirrelMail, a webmail application, did not sufficiently sanitise incoming HTML email, allowing an attacker to perform cross site scripting through sending a malicious HTML email.
For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.9a-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.15-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.