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squirrelmail -- _$POST variable handling allows for various attacks


A Squirrelmail Advisory reports:

An extract($_POST) was done in options_identities.php which allowed for an attacker to set random variables in that file. This could lead to the reading (and possible writing) of other people's preferences, cross site scripting or writing files in webserver-writable locations.



portaudit: squirrelmail -- _$POST variable handling allows for various attacks

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