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extman -- password bypass vulnerability

Affected packages
0.2.4 <= extman < 0.2.4_1


VuXML ID 44c8694a-12f9-11dd-9b26-001c2514716c
Discovery 2008-04-01
Entry 2008-04-25

Extmail team reports:

Emergency update #4 fixes a serious security vulnerability.

Successful exploit of this vulnerability would allow attacker to change user's password without knowing it by using specifically crafted HTTP request.