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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-200708-08
(SquirrelMail G/PGP plugin: Arbitrary code execution)
The functions deletekey(), gpg_check_sign_pgp_mime() and gpg_recv_key()
used in the SquirrelMail G/PGP encryption plugin do not properly escape
An authenticated user could use the plugin to execute arbitrary code on
the server, or a remote attacker could send a specially crafted e-mail
to a SquirrelMail user, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running the underlying web server.
Note that the G/PGP plugin is disabled by default.
Enter the SquirrelMail configuration directory
(/usr/share/webapps/squirrelmail/version/htdocs/config), then execute
the conf.pl script. Select the plugins menu, then select the gpg plugin
item number in the 'Installed Plugins' list to disable it. Press S to
save your changes, then Q to quit.
See also :
All SquirrelMail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.10a-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25873 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1924CVE-2006-4169
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