SquirrelMail parseAddress command execution
|squirrelmail-parseaddress-command-execution (14079)||Medium Risk|
SquirrelMail could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by improper filtering of email addresses by the parseAddress function. By creating a specially-crafted email, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands on the system, with privileges of the vulnerable Web service.
Upgrade to the latest version of SquirrelMail (1.4.2 or later), available from the SquirrelMail Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Dec 26 2003 - 11:41:18 CST : Re: Reported Command Injection in Squirrelmail GPG.
- SquirrelMail Web site: SquirrelMail - Webmail for Nuts!.
- VulnWatch Mailing List, Wed Dec 24 2003 - 13:50:10 CST: Bugtraq Security Systems ADV 0001.
- BID-9296: Squirrelmail G/PGP Encryption Plugin Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
- BID-930: MsgCore/NT Denial of Service Vulnerability
- BID-9302: Apache mod_php Module File Descriptor Leakage Vulnerability
- BID-931: AIX techlibss Symbolic Link Vulnerability
- CVE-2003-0990: The parseAddress code in (1) SquirrelMail 1.4.0 and (2) GPG Plugin 1.1 allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the To: field.
- OSVDB ID: 3178: SquirrelMail G/PGP (GPG) Plugin cmd Execution
- SquirrelMail SquirrelMail prior to 1.4.2
Dec 24, 2003
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