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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0520

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in mime.php for SquirrelMail before 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to insert arbitrary HTML and script via the content-type mail header, as demonstrated using read_body.php.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2004-05-23
Redhat moderate 2004-05-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in mime.php for SquirrelMail before 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to insert arb... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10766 unix
RHSA-2004:240: squirrelmail security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040240 unix
RHSA-2004:240: squirrelmail security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004240 unix
SquirrelMail Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability II oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1012 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-2004-0520

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Open Webmail Open Webmail 2.30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Open Webmail Open Webmail 2.31 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Open Webmail Open Webmail 2.32 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SGI Propack 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.5 Dev * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Open Webmail Open Webmail 3
SGI Propack 1
Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 17

- References For CVE-2004-0520
REDHAT RHSA-2004:240
SGI 20040604-01-U
BID 10439 SquirrelMail Email Header HTML Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
GENTOO GLSA-200406-08
MLIST [squirrelmail-cvs] 20040523 [SM-CVS] CVS: squirrelmail/functions mime.php,,
BUGTRAQ 20040530 RS-2004-1: SquirrelMail "Content-Type" XSS vulnerability
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10766
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0520

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