[USN-4669-1] SquirrelMail vulnerability

Paulo Flabiano Smorigo pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Thu Dec 10 16:45:23 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4669-1
December 10, 2020

squirrelmail vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


SquirrelMail could be made to crash if it received specially crafted

Software Description:
- squirrelmail: Webmail for nuts


It was discovered that a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in
SquirrelMail allows remote attackers to use malicious script content from
HTML e-mail to execute code and/or provoke a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  squirrelmail                    2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u3ubuntu0.16.04.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:
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