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CVE-2012-2124

Description

functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5, 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 preference files. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-2813.


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
redhat:enterprise_linux redhat enterprise linux 4
redhat:enterprise_linux redhat enterprise linux 5
squirrelmail:squirrelmail squirrelmail -

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