getmail 4.x before 4.2.0, when run as root, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an mbox file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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20040919 Local root compromise possible with getmail
Advisory; Patch Information