Public Date:
606459: CVE-2010-1637 SquirrelMail: Mail Fetch plugin -- port-scans via non-standard POP3 server ports

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Mail Fetch plugin in SquirrelMail 1.4.20 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to bypass firewall restrictions and use SquirrelMail as a proxy to scan internal networks via a modified POP3 port number.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1637 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (squirrelmail) RHSA-2012:0103 2012-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (squirrelmail) RHSA-2012:0103 2012-02-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 squirrelmail Will not fix