Slackware 10.0 / 9.1 / current : getmail (SSA:2004-278-01)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

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.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0849bc1

Solution :

Update the affected getmail package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18776 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0880
CVE-2004-0881