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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SquirrelMail S/MIME Plug-in Remote Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for remote command execution vulnerability in SquirrelMail S/MIME Plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to arbitrary
command execution attacks.

Description :

The S/MIME test for SquirrelMail installed on the remote host does
not sanitize the 'cert' parameter used by the 'viewcert.php' script.
An authenticated user can exploit this flaw to execute system commands
remotely in the context of the web server.

See also :

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=191&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.squirrelmail.org/test_view.php?id=54

Solution :

Upgrade to version 0.6 or later of the test.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12467

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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