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Security Advisory squirrelmail security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:595-15
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2005-08-03
Last updated on: 2005-08-05
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2005-1769
CVE-2005-2095

Details

An updated squirrelmail package that fixes two security issues is now
available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

[Updated 04 Aug 2005]
The previous SquirrelMail package released with this errata contained a bug
which rendered the addressbook unusable. The erratum has been updated with
a package which corrects this issue.

SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP4.

A bug was found in the way SquirrelMail handled the $_POST variable. If a
user is tricked into visiting a malicious URL, the user's SquirrelMail
preferences could be read or modified. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-2095 to this issue.

Several cross-site scripting bugs were discovered in SquirrelMail. An
attacker could inject arbitrary Javascript or HTML content into
SquirrelMail pages by tricking a user into visiting a carefully crafted
URL, or by sending them a carefully constructed HTML email message. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CAN-2005-1769 to this issue.

All users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported patches that resolve these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

Additionally, users will have to bring up the "Network Proxy" dialog and
reset their keys for the settings to take place.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 51264a9a13d8166c6a0d45893043136a
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 95770004b2ff1aa0f0ed3819e8b077a0
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 51264a9a13d8166c6a0d45893043136a
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
PPC:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
s390:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
s390x:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 95770004b2ff1aa0f0ed3819e8b077a0
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
PPC:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
s390:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
s390x:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 51264a9a13d8166c6a0d45893043136a
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 95770004b2ff1aa0f0ed3819e8b077a0
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 51264a9a13d8166c6a0d45893043136a
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-11.EL3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 8bae28c011cc422745118524c6f9e4d5
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 95770004b2ff1aa0f0ed3819e8b077a0
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.3a-12.EL4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: d5cbae9acad77bd520328aed41841904
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

160241 - CAN-2005-1769 Multiple XSS issues in squirrelmail
162275 - CAN-2005-2095 squirrelmail cross site posting issue


References



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