Family: Slackware Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
SSA-2004-278-01 getmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
New getmail packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0 and -current to
fix a security issue. If getmail is used as root to deliver to user owned
files or directories, it can be made to overwrite system files.
More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.