SquirrelMail plugin Autocomplete vulnerable to cross-site scripting


The SquirrelMail plugin Autocomplete contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

The Autocomplete plugin in SquirrelMail searches for registered email addresses in user contacts as the user types into specific fields. The Autocomplete plugin contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Masaki Konishi of M&K reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
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
  • Autocomplete versions prior to 3.0


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

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Vendor Information

SquirrelMail Project
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-0323

  1. JVN : JVN#56653852
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-0323
Revision History

  • [2012/03/09]
      Web page was published