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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1579

The map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a username string that is used by the ypmatch program.
Publish Date : 2009-05-14 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.5
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-05-12 2009-05-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1802 squirrelmail -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8413 unix
DSA-1802-1 squirrelmail -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12830 unix
DSA-1802-2 squirrelmail -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13573 unix
ELSA-2009:1066: squirrelmail security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22626 unix
RHSA-2009:1066: squirrelmail security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091066 unix
The map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allows remo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10986 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-2009-1579

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.3pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.3pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.4pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.4pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.5pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 0.5pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.0 Rc3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.0 Rc2a Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.0 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.10a Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.15 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 60

- References For CVE-2009-1579

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00566.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-4870
http://download.gna.org/nasmail/nasmail-1.7.zip CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Jun/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-06-15-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/35052
SECUNIA 35052
http://secunia.com/advisories/35073
SECUNIA 35073
http://secunia.com/advisories/35140
SECUNIA 35140
http://secunia.com/advisories/37415
SECUNIA 37415
http://secunia.com/advisories/35259
SECUNIA 35259
http://secunia.com/advisories/40220
SECUNIA 40220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1066.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1066
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1802
DEBIAN DSA-1802
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/50461
XF squirrelmail-mapypalias-code-execution(50461)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3315
VUPEN ADV-2009-3315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1481
VUPEN ADV-2010-1481
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34916
BID 34916 SquirrelMail Prior to 1.4.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-06-15
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:110
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:110
http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13674 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500360 CONFIRM
http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00572.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-4875
https://gna.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=2146 CONFIRM
http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-10 CONFIRM
http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?r1=13674&r2=13673&pathrev=13674 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1296
VUPEN ADV-2009-1296
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00577.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-4880

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1579

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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