GLSA-200506-19 : SquirrelMail: Several XSS vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2005-06-15
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-19.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18545 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1769