FreeBSD : claws-mail -- insecure temporary file creation (a59afa47-c930-11dc-810c-0016179b2dd5)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 31082


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Nico Golde reports :

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct symlink attacks to overwrite files with the privileges of the user running Claws Mail.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 31082

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a59afa47c93011dc810c0016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/02/14

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:claws-mail, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6208

BID: 26676

Secunia: 27897

CWE: 59