CVE-2010-2813

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-07-23
Bugzilla:
618096: CVE-2010-2813 SquirrelMail: DoS (disk space consumption) by random IMAP login attempts with 8-bit characters in the password

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

functions/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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2813 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (squirrelmail) RHSA-2012:0103 2012-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (squirrelmail) RHSA-2012:0103 2012-02-08
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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