DSA 2787-1: roundcube security update
Posted on: 10/28/2013 08:28 AM

A roundcube security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2787-1: roundcube security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2787-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 27, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : roundcube
Vulnerability : design error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-6172
Debian Bug : 727668

It was discovered that roundcube, a skinnable AJAX based webmail
solution for IMAP servers, does not properly sanitize the _session
parameter in steps/utils/save_pref.inc during saving preferences. The
vulnerability can be exploited to overwrite configuration settings and
subsequently allowing random file access, manipulated SQL queries and
even code execution.

roundcube in the oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by
this problem.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.7.2-9+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your roundcube packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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