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JVNDB-2009-002207

SquirrelMail vulnerable to cross-site request forgery

Overview

SquirrelMail contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

SquirrelMail from SquirrelMail Project is an open source webmail (web-based email).
SquirrelMail contains an issue in processing of sending a message or setting changes, which may result in cross-site request forgery.

Daiki Fukumori reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None

Affected Products


SquirrelMail Project
  • SquirrelMail 1.4.19 and earlier
Apple Inc.
  • Apple Mac OS X v10.5.8
  • Apple Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server v10.5.8
  • Apple Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.3
MIRACLE LINUX CORPORATION
  • Asianux Server 3 for x86
  • Asianux Server 3 for x86-64
Red Hat, Inc.
  • Red Hat Desktop (v.3)
  • Red Hat Desktop (v.4)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v.5 server)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v.3)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v.4)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v.4.8.z)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v.3)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v.4)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v.4.8.z)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4.z server)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v.3)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v.4)
  • RHEL Desktop Workstation (v.5 client)

Impact

A remote attacker may send an arbitrary email or change the settings.
Solution

[Update the Software]
Update to the latest version of SquirrelMail according to the information provided by the developer.

The issue was resolved in SquirrelMail 1.4.20.
Vendor Information

SquirrelMail Project Apple Inc.
  • Apple Security Updates : HT4188
MIRACLE LINUX CORPORATION Red Hat, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-Site Request Forgery(CWE-352) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2009-2964
References

  1. JVN : JVN#30881447
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2009-2964
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA34627
  4. SecurityFocus : 36196
  5. ISS X-Force Database : 52406
  6. VUPEN Security : VUPEN/ADV-2009-2262
  7. OPEN SOURCE VULNERABILITY DATABASE (OSVDB) : 57001
Revision History

[2011/01/07]
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