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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2813

Original release date: 08/19/2010
Last revised: 02/13/2012


functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.21 does not properly handle 8-bit characters in passwords, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by making many IMAP login attempts with different usernames, leading to the creation of many preferences files.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 42399
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2091
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2010-07-23
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40964
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?view=patch&r1=13972&r2=13971&pathrev=13972
External Source: XF
Name: squirrelmail-imap-dos(61124)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40971
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2070
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-11410
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-11422
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2012-02-01-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0103
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=618096
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2080
Type: Advisory

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.17
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.13
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3:r3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0:rc2a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.19
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.18
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.4:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.16
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc2a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.5_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.5:rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0-r1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2-r1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3_rc1:r1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2-r3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2-r2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2-r5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2-r4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.9a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.44
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.9
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.8
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.7
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.6_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.6_cvs
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.6
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.4_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3aa
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3_r3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.20 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)