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RHSA-2009:0057: squirrelmail security update

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RHSA-2009:0057: squirrelmail security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

SquirrelMail is an easy-to-configure, standards-based, webmail packagewritten in PHP. It includes built-in PHP support for the IMAP and SMTPprotocols, and pure HTML 4.0 page-rendering (with no JavaScript required)for maximum browser-compatibility, strong MIME support, address books, andfolder manipulation.The Red Hat SquirrelMail packages provided by the RHSA-2009:0010 advisoryintroduced a session handling flaw. Users who logged back into SquirrelMailwithout restarting their web browsers were assigned fixed sessionidentifiers. A remote attacker could make use of that flaw to hijack usersessions. (CVE-2009-0030)SquirrelMail users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains apatch to correct this issue. As well, all users who used affected versionsof SquirrelMail should review their preferences.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-squirrelmail

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