CVE-2008-2937

NameCVE-2008-2937
DescriptionPostfix 2.5 before 2.5.4 and 2.6 before 2.6-20080814 delivers to a mailbox file even when this file is not owned by the recipient, which allows local users to read e-mail messages by creating a mailbox file corresponding to another user's account name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
postfix (PTS)buster3.4.23-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.4.23-0+deb10u2fixed
bullseye3.5.24-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm3.7.10-0+deb12u1fixed
trixie3.8.5-1fixed
sid3.9.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
postfixsource(unstable)2.5.4-1low

Notes

[etch] - postfix <no-dsa> (minor issue)

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