masqmail up to 0.2.30 src/log.c seteuid dropped privileges

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in masqmail up to 0.2.30 (Mail Server Software). Affected is the function seteuid of the file src/log.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a dropped privileges vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-273. The product attempts to drop privileges but does not check or incorrectly checks to see if the drop succeeded. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

masqmail 0.2.21 through 0.2.30 improperly calls seteuid() in src/log.c and src/masqmail.c that results in improper privilege dropping.

The weakness was disclosed 11/19/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-3350 since 08/30/2011. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.





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Class: Dropped privileges
CWE: CWE-273 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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08/30/2011 🔍
11/19/2019 +3003 days 🔍
11/20/2019 +1 days 🔍
02/23/2024 +1556 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-3350 (🔍)


Created: 11/20/2019 07:22 AM
Updated: 02/23/2024 07:04 PM
Changes: 11/20/2019 07:22 AM (35), 11/20/2019 07:27 AM (18), 02/23/2024 07:04 PM (3)
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