openSUSE 10 Security Update : squirrelmail (squirrelmail-5792)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34848


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Squirrelmail was updated to use the secure flag for its cookies.
Otherwise it was possible to hijack a SSL-protected session via leaked cookies. (CVE-2008-3663)

The previous update for the problem above contained a typo which broke squirrelmail.


Update the affected squirrelmail package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34848

File Name: suse_squirrelmail-5792.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squirrelmail, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3663

CWE: 310