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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0881

getmail 4.x before 4.2.0, and other versions before 3.2.5, when run as root, allows local users to write files in arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on subdirectories in the maildir.
Publish Date : 2005-01-27 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0881

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Getmail Getmail 2.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Getmail Getmail 3.X Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.0 B10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Getmail Getmail 4.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Getmail Getmail 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Slackware Slackware Linux Current Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
Getmail Getmail 23
Slackware Slackware Linux 3

- References For CVE-2004-0881

http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-553
DEBIAN DSA-553
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17439
XF getmail-maildir-race-condition(17439)
http://www.qcc.ca/~charlesc/software/getmail-4/CHANGELOG CONFIRM
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109571883130372&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040919 Local root compromise possible with getmail
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200409-32.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200409-32

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0881

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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