Upstream information

CVE-2005-1151 at MITRE


qpopper 4.0.5 and earlier does not properly drop privileges before processing certain user-supplied files, which allows local users to overwrite or create arbitrary files as root.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 81521 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 01:13:02 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:30 2022