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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6142

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."
Publish Date : 2006-12-05 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-12-04 2006-12-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in SquirrelMail 1.4.0 through 1.4.9 allow remote attackers to inject... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9988 unix
RHSA-2007:0022: squirrelmail security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070022 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6142

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 R3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3aa Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.4 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.6 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.6 Cvs Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 15

- References For CVE-2006-6142
SGI 20070201-01-P
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
XF squirrelmail-webmail-compose-xss(30693)
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0022
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:004
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:029
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
XF squirrelmail-magichtml-messages-xss(30694)
XF squirrelmail-mimeheader-xss(30695) CONFIRM
BID 21414 SquirrelMail Multiple Cross Site Scripting and Input Validation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-02
VUPEN ADV-2006-4828

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6142

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