CVE Reference: CVE-2010-2813

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CVE-2010-2813

Description:
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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/61124

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA40964
  Secunia Advisory: SA40971

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0103.html

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-August/045383.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-August/045372.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2091

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
  http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?view=patch&r1=13972&r2=13971&pathrev=13972
  http://squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2010-07-23

BID
  42399

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Feb/msg00000.html


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