DescriptionThe parseAddress code in (1) SquirrelMail 1.4.0 and (2) GPG Plugin 1.1 allows remote attackers to execute commands via shell metacharacters in the "To:" field.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squirrelmail (PTS)jessie2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Only potentially exploitable withexternel GPG Plugin, see
The potential problems have been fixed as of 1.4.2

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