CVE-2010-2813

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.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
squirrelmail
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.4.21)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(2:1.4.21-1)
Patches:
Upstream: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?view=patch&r1=13972&r2=13971&pathrev=13972

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
Note that Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:010 was incomplete (see
CVE-2012-2124)

References

Bugs