SquirrelMail contrib/decrypt_headers.php XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote webmail application is affected by a cross-site scripting

Description :

The installed version of SquirrelMail fails to sanitize user-supplied
input before using it in the 'contrib/decrypt_headers.php' script to
dynamically generate HTML.

An unauthenticated attacker can exploit this issue to launch
cross-site scripting attacks against the affected application.

There are also reportedly several other issues, including cross-site
scripting vulnerabilities, a code injection vulnerability, and a
session fixation vulnerability, though Nessus has not tested for

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to SquirrelMail 1.4.18 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 38793 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34916

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1578