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RHSA-2007-0022: squirrelmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the squirrelmail packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


A new squirrelmail package that fixes security issues is now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP.

Several cross-site scripting bugs were discovered in SquirrelMail. An
attacker could inject arbitrary Javascript or HTML content into
SquirrelMail pages by tricking a user into visiting a carefully crafted
URL. (CVE-2006-6142)

Users of SquirrelMail should upgrade to this erratum package, which
contains a backported patch to correct these issues.

Notes:
- After installing this update, users are advised to restart their
httpd service to ensure that the updated version functions correctly.
- config.php should NOT be modified, please modify config_local.php
instead.
- Known Bug: The configuration generator may potentially produce bad
options that interfere with the operation of this application. Applying
specific config changes to config_local.php manually is recommended.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0022.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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