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[GLSA-200409-01] vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-01
(vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities)


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 permit a possible hacker 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.

References:
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=400873
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/371913/2004-08-15/2004-08-21/0


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


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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