Courier-mta Courtier-authlib up to 0.61.1 authpgsqllib.c sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in Courier-mta Courtier-authlib. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function in the library authpgsqllib.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-89. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able inject and/or alter existing SQL statements which would influence the database exchange.

The weakness was shared 12/17/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2008-2380 since 05/21/2008. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 40206 (openSUSE Security Update : courier-authlib (courier-authlib-391)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165638 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update (SUSE-SR:2009:001)).

Upgrading to version 0.59.2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (47494), Vulnerability Center (SBV-20353) and Tenable (40206). The entries 45239, 45178, 44655 and 44654 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 40206
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : courier-authlib (courier-authlib-391)
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OpenVAS ID: 63031
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1688-1 (courier-authlib)
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Upgrade: Courtier-authlib 0.59.2


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CVE: CVE-2008-2380 (🔍)

X-Force: 47494
Vulnerability Center: 20353 - Courier Authentication Library < 0.62.0 Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 32926 - Courier-Authlib Non-Latin Character Handling Postgres SQL Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 33235
OSVDB: 50811 - Courier Authentication Library authpgsqllib.c Unspecified SQL Injection

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Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 08/03/2021 06:51 PM
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