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[GLSA-200409-01] vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-01
(vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities)
vpopmail is vulnerable to several unspecified SQL injection exploits.
Furthermore when using Sybase as the backend database vpopmail is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow and format string exploit.
These vulnerabilities could allow a possible hacker to execute code with the
permissions of the user running vpopmail.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of vpopmail.
All vpopmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6"
# emerge ">=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6"
Threat Level: High
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