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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-08
(Squirrelmail: Another XSS vulnerability)
A new cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in
Squirrelmail-1.4.3_rc1 has been discovered. In functions/mime.php
Squirrelmail fails to properly sanitize user input.
By enticing a user to read a specially crafted e-mail, an attacker can
execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's
browser. This could lead to a compromise of the user's webmail account,
cookie theft, etc.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All SquirrelMail users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.3'
# emerge '>=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14519 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0520
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