XMail < 1.27 Insecure Temporary File Creation

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is running a mail server that creates temporary files

Description :

According to its SMTP service banner, the version of XMail running on
the remote host creates temporary files insecurely.

A local attacker could exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files by
using symlink attacks, which could lead to privilege escalation.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to XMail 1.27 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 44942 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38427