XMail < 1.27 Insecure Temporary File Creation

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5347

Synopsis

The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to a symlink attack.

Description

The remote mail server is running a version of XMail earlier than 1.27. Such versions are potentially affected by a flaw that may allow an attacker with local access to the host to delete or corrupt arbitrary files, due to the application creating temporary files in an insecure manner.

Solution

Upgrade to XMail 1.27 or later.

See Also

http://www.xmailserver.org/ChangeLog.html#feb_25__2010_v_1_27

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 5347

File Name: 5347.prm

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2010/03/01

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 44942

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/02/25

Reference Information

BID: 38427