openSUSE 10 Security Update : squirrelmail (squirrelmail-6242)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 38776


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been fixed in SquirrelMail: an XSS and input sanitization bug (both CVE-2009-1578), a server-side code execution (CVE-2009-1579), a login session hijacking bug (CVE-2009-1580) and another bug that allowed phishing and XSS attacks (CVE-2009-1581).


Update the affected squirrelmail package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38776

File Name: suse_squirrelmail-6242.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/14/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:squirrelmail, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1578, CVE-2009-1579, CVE-2009-1580, CVE-2009-1581

CWE: 79, 94, 287