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SquirrelMail CVE-2017-7692

Discussion in 'Security' started by rpvw, Apr 24, 2017.

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  1. rpvw

    rpvw Well-Known Member

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    Reports are emerging about a remote code execution hole in SquirrelMail version 1.4.22 and earlier.

    Apparently this was allocated CVE-2017-5181 but remains unresolved.

    Any thoughts from cPanel security team ? or should we disable the service pending release of a patch from upstream ?
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    There is an open case for this with the cPanel Security team: CPANEL-12702
     
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    Hello @rpvw,

    It looks like the instance of SquirrelMail offered through cPanel isn't affected by this vulnerability because we don't use the Sendmail MTA:

    Code:
    grep useSendmail /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/config/config.php
    $useSendmail            = false;
    However, as mentioned, internal case CPANEL-12702 is open to assess that report and ensure the instance of SquirrelMail offered through cPanel is updated to patch against this vulnerability. Feel free to monitor our change logs to see when the resolution is included:

    64 Change Log - Change Logs - cPanel Documentation

    Thank you.
     
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    Hello,

    To update, this was addressed in cPanel 64.0.22:

    Fixed case CPANEL-12702: Update cpanel-squirrelmail to 2012.12.09-4.cp1158.

    Thank you.
     
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