Published: 19 August 2010
functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.21 does not properly handle 8-bit characters in passwords, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by making many IMAP login attempts with different usernames, leading to the creation of many preferences files.
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
Note that Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:010 was incomplete (see CVE-2012-2124)