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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. #### Notes Author| Note ---|--- [tyhicks](<https://launchpad.net/~tyhicks>) | Red Hat specific - ignoring.


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