CentOS Update for squirrelmail CESA-2012:0103 centos5

Published: 2012-07-30 11:23:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'squirrelmail' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
squirrelmail on CentOS 5

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail Linux Distribution Package written in PHP. A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way SquirrelMail performed the sanitization of HTML style tag content. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially-crafted Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) message that, when opened by a victim, would lead to arbitrary web script execution in the context of their SquirrelMail session. (CVE-2011-2023) Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws were found in SquirrelMail. A remote attacker could possibly use these flaws to execute arbitrary web script in the context of a victim's SquirrelMail session. (CVE-2010-4555) An input sanitization flaw was found in the way SquirrelMail handled the content of various HTML input fields. A remote attacker could use this flaw to alter user preference values via a newline character contained in the input for these fields. (CVE-2011-2752) It was found that the SquirrelMail Empty Trash and Index Order pages did not protect against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker could trick a user, who was logged into SquirrelMail, into visiting a specially-crafted URL, the attacker could empty the victim's trash folder or alter the ordering of the columns on the message index page. (CVE-2011-2753) SquirrelMail was allowed to be loaded into an HTML sub-frame, allowing a remote attacker to perform a clickjacking attack against logged in users and possibly gain access to sensitive user data. With this update, the SquirrelMail main frame can only be loaded into the top most browser frame. (CVE-2010-4554) A flaw was found in the way SquirrelMail handled failed log in attempts. A user preference file was created when attempting to log in with a password containing an 8-bit character, even if the username was not valid. A remote attacker could use this flaw to eventually consume all hard disk space on the target SquirrelMail server. (CVE-2010-2813) A flaw was found in the SquirrelMail Mail Fetch plug-in. If an administrator enabled this plug-in, a SquirrelMail user could use this flaw to port scan the local network the server was on. (CVE-2010-1637) Users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this updated Linux Distribution Package, which contains backported patches to correct these issues.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1637
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2813
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-4554
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-4555
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2023
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2752
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2753

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-February/018423.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2012-07-30
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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