GLSA-201402-15 : Roundcube: Arbitrary code execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 72452


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-15 (Roundcube: Arbitrary code execution)

A vulnerability in steps/utils/ allows remote attackers to use the _session parameter to change configuration settings.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, inject SQL code, or read arbitrary files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Roundcube 0.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/roundcube-0.9.5' All Roundcube 0.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/roundcube-0.8.7'

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72452

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201402-15.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/12

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:roundcube, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6172

BID: 63300

OSVDB: 98895

GLSA: 201402-15