Scientific Linux Security Update : squirrelmail on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60676


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


CVE-2009-2964 squirrelmail: CSRF issues in all forms

Form submissions in SquirrelMail did not implement protection against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker tricked a user into visiting a malicious web page, the attacker could hijack that user's authentication, inject malicious content into that user's preferences, or possibly send mail without that user's permission. (CVE-2009-2964)


Update the affected squirrelmail package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60676

File Name: sl_20091008_squirrelmail_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2964

CWE: 352