Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4168-1 squirrelmail -- security update

Date Reported:
08 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 the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.4.23~svn20120406-2+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your squirrelmail packages.

For the detailed security status of squirrelmail please refer to its security tracker page at: