Upstream information

CVE-2005-1151 at MITRE

Description

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]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • qpopper >= 4.0.4-211
slox4,2.x86
core9.s390
core9.ppc
core9.ia64
core9.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10045
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • qpopper >= 4.0.5-175.4
slox4,2.x86
core9.s390
core9.ppc
core9.ia64
core9.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10045