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CVE-2006-6142 Detail

Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in SquirrelMail 1.4.0 through 1.4.9 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) mailto parameter in (a) webmail.php, the (2) session and (3) delete_draft parameters in (b) compose.php, and (4) unspecified vectors involving "a shortcoming in the magicHTML filter."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/05/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6142
Original release date:
12/05/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070201-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20070201-01-P
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2438 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-088
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2439 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-089
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2007/Jul/msg00004.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017327 External Source SECTRACK 1017327
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=468482 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=468482
http://squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2006-12-02 External Source CONFIRM http://squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2006-12-02
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1241 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1241
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:226 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:226
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_29_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:029
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_4_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:004
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0022.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0022
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21414 External Source BID 21414
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25159 External Source BID 25159
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4828 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4828
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2732 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30693 External Source XF squirrelmail-webmail-compose-xss(30693)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30694 External Source XF squirrelmail-magichtml-messages-xss(30694)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30695 External Source XF squirrelmail-mimeheader-xss(30695)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-849 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-849
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9988 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9988

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9988
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9988

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