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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Red Hat SquirrelMail packages provided by the RHSA-2009:0010
advisory introduced a session handling flaw. Users who logged back
into SquirrelMail without restarting their web browsers were assigned
fixed session identifiers. A remote attacker could make use of that
flaw to hijack user sessions. (CVE-2009-0030)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected squirrelmail package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60522 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0030