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Buffer overflow in CDE mailtool allows local users to gain root privileges via a long MIME Content-Type.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19991207 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20071022)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Dik, Stracener
MODIFY(1) Frech
REVIEWING(1) Prosser
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:cde-mailtool-bo
 Dik> bug 4163471
   (Root access is only possible when mail is send to root and he
   uses dtmail to read it)

Proposed (Legacy)
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