GLSA-200508-03 : nbSMTP: Format string vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 19366
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200508-03 (nbSMTP: Format string vulnerability)
Niels Heinen discovered a format string vulnerability.
An attacker can setup a malicious SMTP server and exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running nbSMTP.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll nbSMTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/nbsmtp-1.0'