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[DSA534] DSA-534-1 mailreader Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in mailreader
whereby remote attackers could view arbitrary files with the
rights of the nph-mr.cgi process (by default, www-data) via
relative paths and a null byte in the configLanguage parameter.
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 2.3.29-5woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your mailreader package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-534
Threat Level: High
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