GLSA-200804-24 : DBmail: Data disclosure

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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-200804-24
(DBmail: Data disclosure)

A vulnerability in DBMail's authldap module when used in conjunction
with an Active Directory server has been reported by vugluskr. When
passing a zero length password to the module, it tries to bind
anonymously to the LDAP server. If the LDAP server allows anonymous
binds, this bind succeeds and results in a successful authentication to

Impact :

By passing an empty password string to the server, an attacker could be
able to log in to any account.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All DBMail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/dbmail-2.2.9'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32017 (gentoo_GLSA-200804-24.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6714