Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1344-1 squirrelmail -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 893202.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8741.
More information:

Florian Grunow and Birk Kauer of ERNW discovered a path traversal vulnerability in SquirrelMail, a webmail application, allowing an authenticated remote attacker to retrieve or delete arbitrary files via mail attachment.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail packages.

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