full-disclosure-uk August 2008 archive
Main Archive Page > Month Archives  > full-disclosure-uk archives
full-disclosure-uk: [Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0259-1 postfix

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

From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Aug 21 2008 - 00:37:12 GMT
To: security-announce@lists.rpath.com, update-announce@lists.rpath.com

rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0259-1
Published: 2008-08-20

    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:

    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation Updated Versions:


rPath Issue Tracking System:



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


    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.


Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/