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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1578

Original release date: 05/14/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving (1) certain encrypted strings in e-mail headers, related to contrib/decrypt_headers.php; (2) PHP_SELF; and (3) the query string (aka QUERY_STRING).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/global.php?r1=13670&r2=13669&pathrev=13670
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:110
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-08
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37415
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35073
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500363
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4880
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4875
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-09
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1296
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1066
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13670
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35140
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.gna.org/nasmail/nasmail-1.7.zip
External Source: BID
Name: 34916
Type: Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-15-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35259
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 60468
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3315
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4870
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35052
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1481
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40220
External Source: XF
Name: squirrelmail-phpself-xss(50459)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/contrib/decrypt_headers.php?r1=13672&r2=13671&pathrev=13672
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1802
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://gna.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=2146
External Source: XF
Name: squirrelmail-decryptheaders-xss(50460)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11624
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13672
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11624
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc2a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.11
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.0_rc3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.2.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.16
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.17 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)