CVE-2019-18862

NameCVE-2019-18862
Descriptionmaidag in GNU Mailutils before 3.8 is installed setuid and allows local privilege escalation in the url mode.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs944265

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailutils (PTS)stretch1:3.1.1-1vulnerable
buster1:3.5-4fixed
bullseye1:3.10-3fixed
bookworm, sid1:3.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailutilssourcebuster1:3.5-4
mailutilssource(unstable)1:3.8-1unimportant944265

Notes

/usr/sbin/maidat not installed suid root on Debian

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