This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated squirrelmail package that fixes two security issues is now
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
[Updated 04 Aug 2005] The previous SquirrelMail package released with
this errata contained a bug which rendered the addressbook unusable.
The erratum has been updated with a package which corrects this issue.
SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP4.
A bug was found in the way SquirrelMail handled the $_POST variable.
If a user is tricked into visiting a malicious URL, the user's
SquirrelMail preferences could be read or modified. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2095
to this issue.
Several cross-site scripting bugs were discovered in SquirrelMail. An
SquirrelMail pages by tricking a user into visiting a carefully
crafted URL, or by sending them a carefully constructed HTML email
message. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CVE-2005-1769 to this issue.
All users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this updated package,
which contains backported patches that resolve these issues.
See also :
Update the affected squirrelmail package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19381 ()
Bugtraq ID: 1397314254
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1769CVE-2005-2095
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