GLSA-200409-01 : vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

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 allow an attacker 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.

See also :

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'

Risk factor :


Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14648 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-01.nasl)

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