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PostPosted: Mon Mar 17, 2003 4:49 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: qpopper (200303-12) Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200303-12
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PACKAGE : qpopper
SUMMARY : buffer overflow
DATE : 2003-03-17 09:50 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <4.0.5
FIXED VERSION : >=4.0.5
CVE : CAN-2003-0143

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- From advisory:

"Under certain conditions it is possible to execute arbitrary code using
a buffer overflow in the recent qpopper.

You need a valid username/password-combination and code is (depending on
the setup) usually executed with the user's uid and gid mail."

Read the full advisory at:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104739841223916&w=2

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-mail/qpopper upgrade to qpopper-4.0.5 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge qpopper
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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