SquirrelMail 1.x Email Header HTML Injection Vulnerability



source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10439/info


SquirrelMail is reported to be prone to an email header HTML injection vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure of the application to properly sanitize user-supplied email header strings.

An attacker can exploit this issue to gain access to an unsuspecting user's cookie based authentication credentials; disclosure of personal email is possible. Other attacks are also possible. 

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