Fedora 15 : squirrelmail-1.4.22-2.fc15 (2011-9311)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55660


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fixes :

- CVE-2011-2023 : Messages containing style tags with malicious script attributes were being displayed without being sanitized

- CVE-2010-4555 : An attacker could use one of several small bugs in SquirrelMail to inject malicious script into various pages or alter the contents of user preferences

- CVE-2010-4554 : SquirrelMail is vulnerable to clickjacking attacks wherein the entire application can be loaded in a frame that could overlay other elements on top of SquirrelMail

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


Update the affected squirrelmail package.

See Also





Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55660

File Name: fedora_2011-9311.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/25/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:squirrelmail, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4554, CVE-2010-4555, CVE-2011-2023

BID: 48648

FEDORA: 2011-9311