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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-200506-19
(SquirrelMail: Several XSS vulnerabilities)
SquirrelMail is vulnerable to several cross-site scripting issues,
most reported by Martijn Brinkers.
By enticing a user to read a specially crafted e-mail or using a
manipulated URL, 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 version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.4'
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18545 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-19.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1769
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