Debian DLA-1484-1 : squirrelmail security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 112196

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that there were a number of Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the squirrelmail webmail client.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these issues has been fixed in squirrelmail version 2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected squirrelmail package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00031.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/squirrelmail

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112196

File Name: debian_DLA-1484.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/31

Modified: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:squirrelmail, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/30