Bug 517312 (CVE-2009-2964) - CVE-2009-2964 squirrelmail: CSRF issues in all forms
Summary: CVE-2009-2964 squirrelmail: CSRF issues in all forms
Alias: CVE-2009-2964
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 522490 522491 522492 522493 522494 833982
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Reported: 2009-08-13 13:22 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-03-29 09:12:48 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:1490 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: squirrelmail security update 2009-10-08 20:17:15 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2009-08-13 13:22:18 UTC
It was reported that SquirrelMail did not implement protections against cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.  This can be exploited to e.g. change user preferences, delete emails, and potentially send emails when a logged-in user visits a malicious web page.

Upstream advisory:

Upstream patch:

Issue was first addressed in 1.4.20RC1.

Secunia advisory:

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2009-08-17 09:34:35 UTC
squirrelmail-1.4.19-2.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2009-08-17 09:36:25 UTC
squirrelmail-1.4.19-2.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-08-20 20:59:48 UTC
squirrelmail-1.4.19-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-08-20 21:04:24 UTC
squirrelmail-1.4.19-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2009-08-25 17:49:19 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-2964 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2009-2964
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2964
Assigned: 20090825
Reference: CONFIRM: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog?revision=13818&view=markup&pathrev=13818
Reference: CONFIRM: http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13818
Reference: CONFIRM: http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-08-12
Reference: CONFIRM: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=517312
Reference: FEDORA:FEDORA-2009-8797
Reference: URL: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00927.html
Reference: FEDORA:FEDORA-2009-8822
Reference: URL: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00954.html
Reference: OSVDB:57001
Reference: URL: http://www.osvdb.org/57001
Reference: SECUNIA:34627
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/34627
Reference: SECUNIA:36363
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/36363
Reference: VUPEN:ADV-2009-2262
Reference: URL: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2262
Reference: XF:squirrelmail-unspecified-csrf(52406)
Reference: URL: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/52406

Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in
SquirrelMail 1.4.19 and earlier allow remote attackers to hijack the
authentication of unspecified victims via features such as send
message and change preferences, related to (1)
functions/mailbox_display.php, (2) src/addrbook_search_html.php, (3)
src/addressbook.php, (4) src/compose.php, (5) src/folders.php, (6)
src/folders_create.php, (7) src/folders_delete.php, (8)
src/folders_rename_do.php, (9) src/folders_rename_getname.php, (10)
src/folders_subscribe.php, (11) src/move_messages.php, (12)
src/options.php, (13) src/options_highlight.php, (14)
src/options_identities.php, (15) src/options_order.php, (16)
src/search.php, and (17) src/vcard.php.

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-10-08 20:17:17 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:1490 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1490.html

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