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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0990

The parseAddress code in (1) SquirrelMail 1.4.0 and (2) GPG Plugin 1.1 allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the "To:" field.
Publish Date : 2004-01-20 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0990

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squirrelmail Gpg Plugin 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squirrelmail Gpg Plugin 1
Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1

- References For CVE-2003-0990
XF squirrelmail-parseaddress-command-execution(14079)
BID 9296 Squirrelmail G/PGP Encryption Plugin Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
BUGTRAQ 20031226 Re: Reported Command Injection in Squirrelmail GPG
BUGTRAQ 20031224 Bugtraq Security Systems ADV-0001

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0990

SquirrelMail PGP Plugin Command Execution (SMTP)
This module exploits a command execution vulnerability in the PGP plugin of SquirrelMail. This flaw was found while quickly grepping the code after release of some information at Later, iDefense published an advisory .... Reading an email in SquirrelMail with the PGP plugin activated is enough to compromise the underlying server. Only "cmd/unix/generic" payloads were tested.
Module type : exploit Rank : manual Platforms : Unix

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