GLSA-200611-15 : qmailAdmin: Buffer overflow

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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-200611-15
(qmailAdmin: Buffer overflow)

qmailAdmin fails to properly handle the 'PATH_INFO' variable in
qmailadmin.c. The PATH_INFO is a standard CGI environment variable
filled with user-supplied data.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending
qmailAdmin a maliciously crafted URL that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running qmailAdmin.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All qmailAdmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/qmailadmin-1.2.10'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23709 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-15.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1141