FreeBSD : squirrelmail -- Several XSS vulnerabilities (e879ca68-e01b-11d9-a8bd-000cf18bbe54)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19151


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A SquirrelMail Security Advisory reports :

Several cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have been discovered in SquirrelMail versions 1.4.0 - 1.4.4.

The vulnerabilities are in two categories: the majority can be exploited through URL manipulation, and some by sending a specially crafted email to a victim. When done very carefully, this can cause the session of the user to be hijacked.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19151

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e879ca68e01b11d9a8bd000cf18bbe54.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2014/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-squirrelmail, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:squirrelmail, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1769