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SSA-2004-278-01 getmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2004-278-01 getmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New getmail packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0 and -current to
fix a security issue. If getmail is used as root to deliver to user owned
files or directories, it can be made to overwrite system files.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-880
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-881



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

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