SquirrelMail sqimap_mailbox_select IMAP/SMTP injection

squirrelmail-mailbox-imap-injection (24849) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

SquirrelMail is vulnerable to CRLF injection. This could allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary IMAP and SMTP commands when using the mailbox or the subject parameter of the sqimap_mailbox_select command. An attacker could use this vulnerability to send SPAM or exploit other known IMAP and SMTP vulnerabilities.


Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of SquirrelMail (1.4.6 or later), available from the SquirrelMail Web site. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-988-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2006:0283-6 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 2006-03-09 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Feb 27 2006 - 03:10:24 CST: [ISecAuditors Advisories] IMAP/SMTP Injection in SquirrelMail.
  • SquirrelMail Web site: IMAP injection in sqimap_mailbox_select mailbox parameter.
  • SquirrelMail Web site: SquirrelMail - Webmail for Nuts!.
  • ASA-2006-096: squirrelmail security update (RHSA-2006-0283)
  • BID-16756: SquirrelMail Multiple Cross-Site Scripting and IMAP Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-0377: CRLF injection vulnerability in SquirrelMail 1.4.0 to 1.4.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary IMAP commands via newline characters in the mailbox parameter of the sqimap_mailbox_select command, aka IMAP injection.
  • DSA-988: squirrelmail -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200603-09: SquirrelMail: Cross-site scripting and IMAP command injection
  • MDKSA-2006:049: Updated squirrelmail packages fix vulnerabilities
  • RHSA-2006-0283: squirrelmail security update
  • SA18985: SquirrelMail Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1015662: SquirrelMail Input Validation Bugs Let Remote Users Inject IMAP Commands and Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
  • SUSE-SR:2006:005: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • SquirrelMail SquirrelMail 1.4.5 and prior

Reported:

Feb 22, 2006

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