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[Security-news] SA-CONTRIB-2012-154 - Basic webmail - Multiple vulnerabilities
From: security-news () drupal org
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:52:02 +0000 (UTC)

View online: http://drupal.org/node/1808852

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2012-154
  * Project: Basic webmail [1] (third-party module)
  * Version: 6.x
  * Date: 2012-October-10
  * Security risk: Moderately critical [2]
  * Exploitable from: Remote
  * Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting, Information Disclosure, Multiple
    vulnerabilities

-------- DESCRIPTION  
---------------------------------------------------------

This module allows site users to read and write e-mail through an IMAP mail
server.

There are four issues being addressed by this security advisory:

  * The module doesn't sufficiently sanitize data when setting page title.
  * The module may store Drupal login IDs and passwords in plain text in the
    data column of the users table.
  * The module doesn't sufficiently sanitize data displayed from email
    messages.
  * The module allows users who have the 'access basic_webmail' permission to
    view the e-mail addressof other site users.

CVE: Requested

-------- VERSIONS AFFECTED  
---------------------------------------------------

  * Basic webmail 6.x-1.x versions prior to 6.x-1.2.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Basic webmail
[3] module, there is nothing you need to do.

-------- SOLUTION  
------------------------------------------------------------

Install the latest version:

  * If you use the Basic webmail module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to Basic
    webmail 6.x-1.2 [4]

Also see the Basic webmail [5] project page.

-------- REPORTED BY  
---------------------------------------------------------

  * Hunter Fox [6] provisional member of the Drupal Security Team

-------- FIXED BY  
------------------------------------------------------------

  * Jason Flatt [7] the module maintainer
  * Hunter Fox [8] provisional member of the Drupal Security Team

-------- COORDINATED BY  
------------------------------------------------------

  * Hunter Fox [9] provisional member of the Drupal Security Team
  * Ben Jeavons [10] of the Drupal Security Team
  * Greg Knaddison [11] of the Drupal Security Team

-------- CONTACT AND MORE INFORMATION  
----------------------------------------

The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
contact form at http://drupal.org/contact [12].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [13], writing
secure code for Drupal [14], and securing your site [15].


[1] http://drupal.org/project/basic_webmail
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://drupal.org/project/basic_webmail
[4] https://drupal.org/node/1808616
[5] http://drupal.org/project/basic_webmail
[6] http://drupal.org/user/426416
[7] http://drupal.org/user/4649
[8] http://drupal.org/user/426416
[9] http://drupal.org/user/426416
[10] http://drupal.org/user/91990
[11] http://drupal.org/user/36762
[12] http://drupal.org/contact
[13] http://drupal.org/security-team
[14] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[15] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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