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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1579

Original release date: 05/14/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a username string that is used by the ypmatch program.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-15-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.gna.org/nasmail/nasmail-1.7.zip
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35259
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-10
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?r1=13674&r2=13673&pathrev=13674
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://gna.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=2146
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3315
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35140
External Source: BID
Name: 34916
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1802
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4875
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35073
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4880
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: squirrelmail-mapypalias-code-execution(50461)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37415
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35052
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-4870
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:110
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1066
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10986
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40220
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13674
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1296
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500360
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1481

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10986
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.15
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc2a
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.0_rc1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.11
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.0_rc3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0pre3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.1.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.5
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.4pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.2.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3pre2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.3pre1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1.2
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:0.1.1
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.16
* cpe:/a:squirrelmail:squirrelmail:1.4.17 and previous versions
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