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CVE-2024-35179 Remote code execution

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CVE Information

Original CVE data


Stalwart Mail Server is an open-source mail server. Prior to version 0.8.0, when using `RUN_AS_USER`, the specified user (and therefore, web interface admins) can read arbitrary files as root. This issue affects admins who have set up to run stalwart with `RUN_AS_USER` who handed out admin credentials to the mail server but expect these to only grant access according to the `RUN_AS_USER` and are attacked where the attackers managed to achieve Arbitrary Code Execution using another vulnerability. Version 0.8.0 contains a patch for the issue.

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Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Remote code execution

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v29.7
CVSS v37.2



No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity


Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1190 - Exploit Public-Facing Application
T1078 - Valid Accounts
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter
T1021 - Remote Services
T1005 - Data from Local System

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance


Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

WASC-19 - SQL Injection