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Vulnerability Score 2.6 2.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-1263
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:01:33
Published 15 Aug 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



Metamail before 2.7-7.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via an e-mail message containing a uuencoded attachment that specifies the full pathname for the file to be modified, which is processed by uuencode in Metamail scripts such as sun-audio-file.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Metamail Corporation Metamail 2.7


XF - metamail-file-creation(1677)

BUGTRAQ - 19971024 Vulnerability in metamail

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:21