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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


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


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


It was discovered that the file is mishandled in a popen


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


There is no known workaround at this time.


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



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