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CVE-2006-6142 Detail


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

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Network exploitable
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Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SGI 20070201-01-P External Source CONFIRM External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-088 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-089 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31 External Source SECTRACK 1017327 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1241 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:226 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:029 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:004 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0022 External Source BID 21414 External Source BID 25159 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4828 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2732 External Source XF squirrelmail-webmail-compose-xss(30693) External Source XF squirrelmail-magichtml-messages-xss(30694) External Source XF squirrelmail-mimeheader-xss(30695) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9988

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