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Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 20:50:57 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
Cc: coley <coley@...re.org>, security-2012@...irrelmail.org,
        oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Strange CVE situation (at least one ID should
 come of this)

----- Original Message -----
> * [2012-12-03 22:26:29 -0700] Kurt Seifried wrote:
> 
> >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> >Hash: SHA1
> >
> >On 10/26/2012 01:54 PM, Josh Bressers wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> This Squirrelmail plugin came to my attention a few weeks back:
> >> http://squirrelmail.org/plugin_view.php?id=117
> >>
> >> It's from 2004, which is suspect in itself, but I took a look
> >> after
> >> someone asked. It's pretty scary in there.
> >>
> >> If I was to list the security problems I found after a few minutes
> >> of looking, they are:
> >>
> >> * It uses MD5 passwords
> >
> >Going with this one since there's a good number of MD5 related CVE's
> >already.
> >
> >Please use CVE-2012-5623 for this issue.
> 
> Shouldn't this be a 2004 CVE, since it was fixed in 2004?
> 

No, it's not fixed at all. The module would need a rather invasive rewrite
to "fix" this. I really just wanted a CVE ID as a warning of "don't use
this". 2004 is the last time it was updated :)

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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