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Bug 308043 (CVE-2010-0301) - <mail-filter/maildrop-2.4.2: privilege escalation (CVE-2010-0301)
Summary: <mail-filter/maildrop-2.4.2: privilege escalation (CVE-2010-0301)
Alias: CVE-2010-0301
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-03-06 15:30 UTC by Stefan Behte (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-09-07 07:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Stefan Behte (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2010-03-06 15:30:10 UTC
CVE-2010-0301 (
  main.C in maildrop 2.3.0 and earlier, when run by root with the -d
  option, uses the gid of root for execution of the .mailfilter file in
  a user's home directory, which allows local users to gain privileges
  via a crafted file.
Comment 1 Torsten Veller (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-03-06 19:43:13 UTC
2.4.2 is already in the tree. I haven't seen any complains about this version.
Comment 2 Stefan Behte (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2010-03-07 15:25:23 UTC
I'll take that as an OK for stabilizing.

Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc s390 sh sparc x86"
Comment 3 Christian Faulhammer (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-03-08 18:18:43 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 4 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2010-03-08 20:02:05 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 5 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2010-03-08 21:58:30 UTC
arm stable
Comment 6 Joe Jezak (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-03-09 22:14:19 UTC
Marked ppc stable for bug #308043."
Comment 7 Jeroen Roovers gentoo-dev 2010-03-10 11:08:14 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 8 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-03-11 19:17:01 UTC
alpha/ia64/s390/sh/sparc stable
Comment 9 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2010-08-29 09:32:51 UTC
GLSA request filed.
Comment 10 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-09-07 07:16:58 UTC
GLSA 201009-02