CVE-2010-2813

NameCVE-2010-2813
Descriptionfunctions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.21 does not properly handle 8-bit characters in passwords, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by making many IMAP login attempts with different usernames, leading to the creation of many preferences files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2091-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
squirrelmail (PTS)sid, jessie, wheezy2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
squirrelmailsource(unstable)2:1.4.21-1low
squirrelmailsourcelenny2:1.4.15-4+lenny3.1mediumDSA-2091-1

Notes

[lenny] - squirrelmail <no-dsa> (low-risk issue)

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