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 :

CVE-2009-2964 squirrelmail: CSRF issues in all forms

Form submissions in SquirrelMail did not implement protection against
Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker
tricked a user into visiting a malicious web page, the attacker could
hijack that user's authentication, inject malicious content into that
user's preferences, or possibly send mail without that user's
permission. (CVE-2009-2964)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d47261c3

Solution :

Update the affected squirrelmail package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60676 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2964