SquirrelMail unspecified SQL injection

squirrelmail-sql-injection (16235) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SquirrelMail is vulnerable to SQL injection, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL containing malicious SQL code, which would allow the attacker to add, modify or delete user information in the backend database.


Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of SquirrelMail (1.4.3-RC1 or later), available from the SquirrelMail Web site. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest SquirrelMail package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2004:240-06 for more information. See References.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3), ES (v. 3), WS (v. 3), Desktop: 1.4.3-0.e3.1 or later

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (alias woody):
Upgrade to the latest SquirrelMail package (1.2.6-1.4 or later), as listed in DSA-535-1. See References.

For Conectiva Linux:
Upgrade to the latest SquirrelMail package, as listed below. Refer to Conectiva Linux Security Announcement CLSA-2004:858 for more information. See References.

Conectiva Linux 9: 1.4.3a-13677U90_1cl or later

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Conectiva Linux 9.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Linux 3.0
  • SquirrelMail SquirrelMail prior to 1.4.3-RC1

Reported:

May 10, 2004

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