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<glsa id="200406-08">
<title>Squirrelmail: Another XSS vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Squirrelmail fails to properly sanitize user input, which could lead to a
compromise of webmail accounts.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Squirrelmail</product>
<announced>June 15, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>52434</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="mail-client/squirrelmail" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.4.3_rc1-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
SquirrelMail is a webmail package written in PHP. It supports IMAP and
SMTP, and can optionally be installed with SQL support.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A new cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in
Squirrelmail-1.4.3_rc1 has been discovered. In functions/mime.php
Squirrelmail fails to properly sanitize user input.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By enticing a user to read a specially crafted e-mail, an attacker can
execute arbitrary scripts running in the context of the victim's
browser. This could lead to a compromise of the user's webmail account,
cookie theft, etc.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All SquirrelMail users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.3&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=mail-client/squirrelmail-1.4.3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.rs-labs.com/adv/RS-Labs-Advisory-2004-1.txt">RS-Labs Advisory</uri>
<uri link="http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2000-02.html">CERT description of XSS</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0520">CVE-2004-0520</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>