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[DSA534] DSA-534-1 mailreader

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-534-1 mailreader

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in mailreader
whereby remote attackers could view arbitrary files with the
rights of the nph-mr.cgi process (by default, www-data) via
relative paths and a null byte in the configLanguage parameter.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 2.3.29-5woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your mailreader package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-534
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6055

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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