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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2873

SpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or virtual users, allows local users to cause a denial of service (corrupt arbitrary files) via a symlink attack on a file that is used by spamd.
Publish Date : 2007-06-11 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-06-07 2007-06-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2007:0492: spamassassin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22689 unix
RHSA-2007:0492: spamassassin security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070492 unix
SpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or v... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10354 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2873

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Spamassassin Spamassassin 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Spamassassin Spamassassin 12

- References For CVE-2007-2873
VUPEN ADV-2007-2172
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0492
BID 24481 SpamAssassin Local Symlink Attack And Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-15 CONFIRM
XF spamassassin-symlink-dos(34864)
OSVDB 37234

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2873

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