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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0259-1 postfix

From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Aug 21 2008 - 00:37:12 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0259-1
Published: 2008-08-20
Products:

    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:

    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation Updated Versions:

    postfix=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/2.4.8-0.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2689

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2936     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2937

Description:

    Previous versions of the postfix package are vulnerable to a Privilege     Escalation attack in which a local attacker may cause incoming mail to     be appended to an arbitrary file owned by another user (or by root).     

    In its default configuration, rPath Linux is not vulnerable to this     attack.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0259

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
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