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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1271

The Mail::Mailer Perl module in the perl-MailTools package 1.47 and earlier uses mailx as the default mailer, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by inserting them into the mail body, which is then processed by mailx.
Publish Date : 2002-11-12 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1271

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 1.1401 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Perl-mailtools Perl-mailtools 7

- References For CVE-2002-1271
BID 6104 PERL-MailTools Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
SUSE SuSE-SA:2002:041
BUGTRAQ 20021106 GLSA: MailTools
XF mail-mailer-command-execution(10548)
BUGTRAQ 20021108 [Security Announce] Re: MDKSA-2002:076 - perl-MailTools update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1271

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