Bug 79147 - SquirrelMail 1.2.8 vulnerable to XSS attacks
SquirrelMail 1.2.8 vulnerable to XSS attacks
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: squirrelmail (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Gary Benson
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Reported: 2002-12-06 06:28 EST by Gary Benson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-05 03:46:25 EST
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Description Gary Benson 2002-12-06 06:28:49 EST
An incomplete fix for a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SquirrelMail
1.2.8 calls the strip_tags function on the PHP_SELF value but does not save the
result back to that variable, leaving it open to cross-site scripting attacks.

This bug has been designated CAN-2002-1276.
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2002-12-18 13:43:23 EST
Isnt this a dup of 78982 ?
Comment 2 Gary Benson 2002-12-18 18:28:40 EST
No (check the CVE's).
Comment 3 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-03-05 03:46:25 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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