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Security Advisory squirrelmail security update

Advisory: RHSA-2006:0668-9
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2006-09-26
Last updated on: 2006-09-26
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-2006-4019

Details

A new squirrelmail package that fixes a security issue as well as several
bugs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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

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

A dynamic variable evaluation flaw was found in SquirrelMail. Users who
have an account on a SquirrelMail server and are logged in could use this
flaw to overwrite variables which may allow them to read or write other
users' preferences or attachments. (CVE-2006-4019)

Users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this erratum package, which
contains SquirrelMail 1.4.8 to correct this issue. This package also
contains a number of additional patches to correct various bugs.

Note: After installing this update, users are advised to restart their httpd
service to ensure that the new version functions correctly.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: ab9d7fa0864948074a24fbb0fac716e5
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: de02b249ec7954627c88123fbdf77e7b
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: ab9d7fa0864948074a24fbb0fac716e5
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
PPC:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
s390:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
s390x:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: de02b249ec7954627c88123fbdf77e7b
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
PPC:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
s390:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
s390x:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: ab9d7fa0864948074a24fbb0fac716e5
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: de02b249ec7954627c88123fbdf77e7b
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: ab9d7fa0864948074a24fbb0fac716e5
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el3.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:1490
    MD5: 0f4921da7a788f633aa016f993a9a9b6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: de02b249ec7954627c88123fbdf77e7b
 
IA-32:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
IA-64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
x86_64:
squirrelmail-1.4.8-2.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2012:0103
    MD5: 5a86f850038d3a2df211c29af5c9070c
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

192236 - [Squirrelmail] sqspell_config.php not listed as a config file
194457 - squirrelmail cannot handle handle multibyte characters in attachment.
194598 - "Message Highlighting" help not translated in ja_JP
194599 - ja_JP help pages are garbled
195452 - squirrelmail view_text.php cannot handle handle multibyte characters in attachment.
195639 - Squirrelmail file download issue on JP MS Windows XP.
196017 - squirrelmail cannot convert Subject to zen-kaku kata-kana.
196117 - Wrong ja_JP translation for "refresh folder list"
202195 - CVE-2006-4019 Squirrelmail authenticated user variable overwriting


References



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