DescriptionThe Gentoo Nullmailer package before 1.11-r2 uses world-readable permissions for /etc/nullmailer/remotes, which allows local users to obtain SMTP authentication credentials by reading the file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs684619

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nullmailer (PTS)buster, bullseye1:2.2-3fixed
sid, trixie1:2.2+10~g7ed88a0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - nullmailer <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
CVE originally for /etc/nullmailer/remotes permissions in gentoo, but Debian
had the same problem until 1:1.11-2

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