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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:0057 :
An updated squirrelmail package that fixes a security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
SquirrelMail is an easy-to-configure, standards-based, webmail package
written in PHP. It includes built-in PHP support for the IMAP and SMTP
required) for maximum browser-compatibility, strong MIME support,
address books, and folder manipulation.
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)
SquirrelMail users should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a patch to correct this issue. As well, all users who used
affected versions of SquirrelMail should review their preferences.
See also :
Update the affected squirrelmail package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67794 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0030CVE-2009-1580
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