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SUSE-SA:2003:0008: imp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the imp package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2003:0008 (imp).
IMP is a well documented PHP-based web-mail system.
Some SQL-injection vulnerabilities were found in IMP 2.x that
allow a possible hacker to access the underlying database. No authentication
is needed to exploit this bug.
A possible hacker can gain access to protected information or, in conjunction
with PostgreSQL, execute shell commands remotely.
There is no temporary fix known. Please install the new packages from
our FTP servers.
Please download the update package for your distribution and verify its
integrity by the methods listed in section 3) of this announcement.
Then, install the package using the command 'rpm -Fhv file.rpm' to apply
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/2003_008_imp.html
Threat Level: Medium
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