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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-200603-09
(SquirrelMail: XSS and IMAP command injection)
SquirrelMail does not validate the right_frame parameter in
webmail.php, possibly allowing frame replacement or cross-site
scripting (CVE-2006-0188). Martijn Brinkers and Scott Hughes discovered
that MagicHTML fails to handle certain input correctly, potentially
leading to cross-site scripting (only Internet Explorer,
CVE-2006-0195). Vicente Aguilera reported that the
sqimap_mailbox_select function did not strip newlines from the mailbox
or subject parameter, possibly allowing IMAP command injection
By exploiting the cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, 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. A remote attacker could exploit the IMAP
command injection to execute arbitrary IMAP commands on the configured
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-1.4.6'
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0