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[DSA756] DSA-756-1 squirrelmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Squirrelmail, a
commonly used webmail system. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Martijn Brinkers discovered cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
that allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML
in the URL and e-mail messages.
James Bercegay of GulfTech Security discovered a vulnerability in
the variable handling which could lead to attackers altering other
people's preferences and possibly reading them, writing files at
any location writable for www-data and cross site scripting.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-756
Threat Level: High
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