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RHSA-2009:1490: squirrelmail security update

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RHSA-2009:1490: squirrelmail security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/25/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/14/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP.Form submissions in SquirrelMail did not implement protection againstCross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker tricked auser into visiting a malicious web page, the attacker could hijack thatuser's authentication, inject malicious content into that user'spreferences, or possibly send mail without that user's permission.(CVE-2009-2964)Users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains a backported patch to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-squirrelmail

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