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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2842

** DISPUTED ** PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in functions/plugin.php in SquirrelMail 1.4.6 and earlier, if register_globals is enabled and magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the plugins array parameter. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by third parties, who state that Squirrelmail provides prominent warnings to the administrator when register_globals is enabled. Since the varieties of administrator negligence are uncountable, perhaps this type of issue should not be included in CVE. However, the original developer has posted a security advisory, so there might be relevant real-world environments under which this vulnerability is applicable.
Publish Date : 2006-06-06 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeFile Inclusion
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 moderate 2006-06-01 2006-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
** DISPUTED ** PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in functions/plugin.php in SquirrelMail 1.4.6 and earlier, if re... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11670 unix
RHSA-2006:0547: squirrelmail security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060547 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-2006-2842

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.2.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.0 * * * 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 R3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.4 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 1.4.6 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Squirrelmail Squirrelmail 27

- References For CVE-2006-2842
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
BID 18231 Squirrelmail Redirect.PHP Local File Include Vulnerability Release Date:2007-08-01
SECTRACK 1016209
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0547
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:017
SGI 20060703-01-P
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
VUPEN ADV-2006-2101
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11670
BUGTRAQ 20060601 Squirrelmail local file inclusion

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2842

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