Improper Privilege Management

Affecting mailutils package, versions <1:3.5-4

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Overview

maidag in GNU Mailutils before 3.8 is installed setuid and allows local privilege escalation in the url mode.

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CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F
CVE
CVE-2019-18862
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-MAILUTILS-483076
Disclosed
11 Nov, 2019
Published
11 Nov, 2019