Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 201709-13 ] SquirrelMail
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Veteran
Veteran


Joined: 12 May 2004
Posts: 1972

PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-13 ] SquirrelMail Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: SquirrelMail: Remote Code Execution (GLSA 201709-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-09-17
Bug(s): #616700
ID: 201709-13

Synopsis

A vulnerability in SquirrelMail might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.


Background

SquirrelMail is a webmail package written in PHP. It supports IMAP and
SMTP and can optionally be installed with SQL support.


Affected Packages

Package: mail-client/squirrelmail
Vulnerable: < 1.4.23_pre20140426
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was discovered that the sendmail.cf file is mishandled in a popen
call.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open an e-mail attachment,
could execute arbitrary shell commands.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

Gentoo has discontinued support for SquirrelMail and recommends that
users unmerge the package:
Code:
# emerge --unmerge "mail-client/squirrelmail"
   


References

CVE-2017-7692


Last edited by GLSA on Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:17 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum