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Debian Security Advisory DSA 902-1 (xmail)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to xmail announced via advisory DSA 902-1. A buffer overflow has been discovered in the sendmail program of xmail, an advanced, fast and reliable ESMTP/POP3 mail server that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with group mail privileges. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain xmail packages.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.21-3sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.22-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xmail package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20902-1

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