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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Jens Steube reports that qpopper is vulnerable to a privilege
escalation vulnerability. qpopper does not properly drop root
privileges so that user-supplied configuration and trace files can be
processed with root privileges. This could allow a local attacker to
create or modify arbitrary files.
qpopper is also affected by improper umask settings which could allow
users to create group or world-writeable files, possibly allowing an
attacker to overwrite arbitrary files.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21530 (freebsd_pkg_eb29a575338111da8340000e0c2e438a.nasl)
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