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SquirrelMail base_uri Parameter Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to change path parameter used by SquirrelMail cookies

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by an
information disclosure issue.

Description :

The version of SquirrelMail installed on the remote fails to check the
origin of the 'base_uri' parameter in the 'functions/strings.php'
script before using it to set the path for its cookies. A possible hacker
may be able to leverage this issue to steal cookies associated with
the affected application provided he has control of a malicious site
within the same domain and PHP's 'register_globals' setting is
enabled.

See also :

http://www.squirrelmail.org/changelog.php

Solution :

Disable PHP's 'register_globals' setting or upgrade to SquirrelMail
1.4.7-CVS or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17005

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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