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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1581

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


functions/mime.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 does not protect the application's content from Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) positioning in HTML e-mail messages, which allows remote attackers to spoof the user interface, and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) and phishing attacks, via a crafted message.


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: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500356
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10441
External Source: BID
Name: 34916
External Source: XF
Name: squirrelmail-css-xss(50463)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-12
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/mime.php?r1=13667&r2=13666&pathrev=13667
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4875
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13667
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:110
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1066
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1802
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4870
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1481
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-15-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4880
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1296
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10441
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

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)