Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : courier vulnerability (USN-226-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Patrick Cheong Shu Yang discovered a flaw in the user account handling
of courier-authdaemon. After successful authorization, the Courier
mail server granted access to deactivated accounts.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20769 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3532