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CESA-2004:654: squirrelmail security update

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CESA-2004:654: squirrelmail security update



An updated SquirrelMail package that fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability is now available.

SquirrelMail is a webmail package written in PHP. A cross-site scripting bug has been found in SquirrelMail. This issue could allow an attacker to send a mail with a carefully crafted header, which could result in causing the victim's machine to execute a malicious script. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2004-1036 to this issue. Additionally, the following issues have been addressed: - updated splash screens - HIGASHIYAMA Masato's patch to improve Japanese support - real 1.4.3a tarball - config_local.php and default_pref in /etc/squirrelmail/ to match upstream RPM. Please note that it is possible that upgrading to this package may remove your SquirrelMail configuration files due to a bug in the RPM package. Upgrading will prevent this from happening in the future. Users of SquirrelMail are advised to upgrade to this updated package which contains a patched version of SquirrelMail version 1.43a and is not vulnerable to these issues.


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