openSUSE 10 Security Update : squirrelmail (squirrelmail-6242)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38776

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VPR Score: 7.4


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: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/05/14

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/05/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

CWE: 79, 94, 287