Scientific Linux Security Update : squirrelmail on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Several HTML filtering bugs were discovered in SquirrelMail. An
attacker could inject arbitrary JavaScript leading to cross-site
scripting attacks by sending an e-mail viewed by a user within
SquirrelMail. (CVE-2007-1262)

Squirrelmail did not sufficiently check arguments to IMG tags in HTML
e-mail messages. This could be exploited by an attacker by sending
arbitrary e-mail messages on behalf of a squirrelmail user tricked
into opening a maliciously crafted HTML e-mail message.
(CVE-2007-2589)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?98b562b4

Solution :

Update the affected squirrelmail package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60185 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1262
CVE-2007-2589