|Bugzilla:||502137: CVE-2009-1381 squirrelmail: incomplete fix for CVE-2009-1579|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.19-1 on Debian GNU/Linux, and possibly other operating systems and versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a username string that is used by the ypmatch program. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-1579.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of squirrelmail as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Updates for squirrelmail released via RHSA-2009:1066 (https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1066.html) fixed original flaw CVE-2009-1579 without introducing CVE-2009-1381.
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