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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200801-03
(Claws Mail: Insecure temporary file creation)
Nico Golde from Debian reported that the sylprint.pl script that is
part of the Claws Mail tools creates temporary files in an insecure
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct symlink
attacks to overwrite files with the privileges of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Claws Mail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/claws-mail-3.0.2-r1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29907 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-03.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6208