Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack
Sympa queue utility privilege escalation vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for sympa version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host seems to be running sympa, an open source mailing list
The remote version of this software contains a vulnerability which can be
exploited by malicious local user to gain escalated rights.
This issue is caused due to a boundary error in the queue utility when
processing command line arguments. This can cause a stack based buffer
Solution : Update to Sympa version 4.1.3 or newer
See also: http://www.sympa.org/
Threat Level: Medium
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