Vulnerability CVE-2005-1151


Published: 2005-05-25   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
qpopper 4.0.5 and earlier does not properly drop privileges before processing certain user-supplied files, which allows local users to overwrite or create arbitrary files as root.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Debian -> Qpopper 

 References:
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-728
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200505-17.xml
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=90622
http://secunia.com/advisories/15505
http://secunia.com/advisories/15478
http://secunia.com/advisories/15475

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