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It might be possible to overwrite arbitrary files on the server.
The remote SMTP server seems to pipe mail sent to the 'decode' alias
to a program.
There have been in the past a lot of security problems regarding this,
as it would allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the remote
We suggest you deactivate this alias.
Remove the 'decode' line in /etc/aliases.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 10248 ()
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0096
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