SuSE Security Announcement: Package: SuSE Linux IMAP ServerMar 15, 2000, 21:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Heuse)
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 21:07:24 +0100 (MET)
SuSE Security Announcement
Package: SuSE Linux IMAP Server
Affected SuSE versions: SuSE Linux IMAP Server
A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above. Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).
Please note that we provide this information on an "as-is" basis only. There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of the update package.
1. Problem Description
A vulnerability in the SuSE Linux IMAP Server - which is unrelated to the SuSE Linux Distribution (which is unaffected) - was found which allows remote users to circumvented the imap authentication.
An attacker can receive imap administrator privilige which can be used e.g. to create or delete folders.
Install the security fix from our FTP server.
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before installing:
You can find updates on our ftp-Server:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update for Intel processors
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update for Alpha processors
or this special update at:
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