CVE-2005-2655

NameCVE-2005-2655
Descriptionlockmail in maildrop before 1.5.3 does not drop privileges before executing commands, which allows local users to gain privileges via command line arguments.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-791-1, DTSA-11-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs325135

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
maildrop (PTS)wheezy2.5.5-2fixed
jessie2.7.1-3fixed
stretch, sid2.8.3-0.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
maildropsource(unstable)2.0.2-7medium325135
maildropsourceetch1.5.3-1.1etch1mediumDTSA-11-1
maildropsourcesarge1.5.3-1.1sarge1highDSA-791-1
maildropsourcewoody(not affected)DSA-791-1

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