SquirrelMail 1.2.6 may allow remote execution of arbitrary code via URL manipulation.
From the SquirrelMail webpage:
SquirrelMail 1.2.6 contains an input-handling flaw that may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges as the SquirrelMail CGI user, typically
www-data or similar.
Apply an update
Information for obtaining updates may be found in the "Vendor" section of this note. Users may also visit the SquirrelMail web site for additional information concerning updates.
Note: SquirrelMail 1.2.6 is the only version affected and is from the previous stable release series. The current 1.4.x branch is not affected.
Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
Debian| | 01 Feb 2005| 09 Feb 2005
SquirrelMail Project Team| | 01 Feb 2005| 09 Feb 2005
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.
Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A
Thanks to the Debian Project for reporting this vulnerability, who in turn credit Grant Hollingworth with its discovery.
This document was written by Ken MacInnis based primarily on information provided by the Debian Project and the SquirrelMail team.