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CESA-2007:0022: squirrelmail security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) December 05, 2006 March 12, 2010 July 04, 2017


A new squirrelmail package that fixes security issues is now available for CentOS Linux 3 and 4.

SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP. Several cross-site scripting bugs were discovered in SquirrelMail. An attacker could inject arbitrary Javascript or HTML content into SquirrelMail pages by tricking a user into visiting a carefully crafted URL. (CVE-2006-6142) Users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this erratum package, which contains a backported patch to correct these issues. Notes: - After installing this update, users are advised to restart their httpd service to ensure that the updated version functions correctly. - config.php should NOT be modified, please modify config_local.php instead. - Known Bug: The configuration generator may potentially produce bad options that interfere with the operation of this application. Applying specific config changes to config_local.php manually is recommended.

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