Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postfix (MDVSA-2009:224-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in postfix :

Postfix 2.5 before 2.5.4 and 2.6 before 2.6-20080814 delivers to a
mailbox file even when this file is not owned by the recipient, which
allows local users to read e-mail messages by creating a mailbox file
corresponding to another user's account name (CVE-2008-2937).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40813 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-224.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30691

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2937

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