FreeBSD : SquirrelMail -- post-authentication remote code execution (e1de77e8-c45e-48d7-8866-5a6f943046de)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

SquirrelMail developers report :

SquirrelMail 1.4.22 (and other versions before 20170427_0200-SVN)
allows post-authentication remote code execution via a sendmail.cf
file that is mishandled in a popen call. It's possible to exploit this
vulnerability to execute arbitrary shell commands on the remote
server.

See also :

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-7692
http://www.nessus.org/u?97098a97

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102691 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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