Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : roundcubemail (MDVSA-2013:263)

High Nessus Plugin ID 70689


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in roundcubemail :

It was discovered that roundcube does not properly sanitize the
_session parameter in steps/utils/ during saving preferences. The vulnerability can be exploited to overwrite configuration settings and subsequently allowing random file access, manipulated SQL queries and even code execution (CVE-2013-6172).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected roundcubemail package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70689

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-263.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/30

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:roundcubemail, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6172

BID: 63300

DSA: 2787

MDVSA: 2013:263