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FreeBSD Ports: getmail

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: getmail CVE-2004-0881 getmail 4.x before 4.2.0, and other versions before 3.2.5, when run as root, allows local users to write files in arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on subdirectories in the maildir.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109571883130372 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/8c33b299-163b-11d9-ac1b-000d614f7fad.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)