A vulnerability has been reported in cwbiff, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application not properly sanitising input before using it in a call to "system()". This can be exploited to inject and execute arbitrary shell commands by sending specially crafted emails.
The vulnerability is reported in version 0.2.0. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 0.2.1.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://fkurz.net/ham/cwbiff.html
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Subject: cwbiff Command Injection Vulnerability
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