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PostPosted: Wed Sep 01, 2004 3:51 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200409-01 ] vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 200409-01)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 01, 2004
Bug(s): #60844
ID: 200409-01

Synopsis

vpopmail contains several bugs making it vulnerable to several SQL injection exploits as well as one buffer overflow and one format string exploit when using Sybase. This could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

vpopmail handles virtual mail domains for qmail and Postfix.

Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/vpopmail
Vulnerable: < 5.4.6
Unaffected: >= 5.4.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

vpopmail is vulnerable to several unspecified SQL injection exploits. Furthermore when using Sybase as the backend database vpopmail is vulnerable to a buffer overflow and format string exploit.

Impact

These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute code with the permissions of the user running vpopmail.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version of vpopmail.

Resolution

All vpopmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6"
# emerge ">=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6"


References

vpopmail Announcement
Bugtraq Announcement


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