MDaemon File Creation Local Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote mail server is prone to a local privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Description :

It is reported that versions of MDaemon up to and including 7.2.0 are
affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

An local attacker may increase his privilege and execute code with
SYSTEM privileges.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1324.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-11/1353.html

Solution :

Upgrade to MDaemon 7.2.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 15823 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11736

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2504