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[DSA553] DSA-553-1 getmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-553-1 getmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A security problem has been discovered in getmail, a POP3 and APOP
mail gatherer and forwarder. A possible hacker with a shell account on the
victims host could utilise getmail to overwrite arbitrary files when
it is running as root.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.7-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.5-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your getmail package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-553
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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