CVE-2009-1579

NameCVE-2009-1579
DescriptionThe map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a username string that is used by the ypmatch program.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1802-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs528528

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squirrelmail (PTS)wheezy2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squirrelmailsource(unstable)2:1.4.18-1medium528528
squirrelmailsourceetch2:1.4.9a-4mediumDSA-1802-1
squirrelmailsourcelenny2:1.4.15-4+lenny1mediumDSA-1802-1

Notes

http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13674
doesn't affect every setup

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