useradd in shadow-utils before 4.0.3, and possibly other versions before 4.0.8, does not provide a required argument to the open function when creating a new user mailbox, which causes the mailbox to be created with unpredictable permissions and possibly allows attackers to read or modify the mailbox.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||3.7||Base Metrics:||AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P|
|Access Vector:||Local network||Attack Complexity:||High|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Partial|
|Integrity Impact:||Partial||Availability Impact:||Partial|
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