acmailer vulnerable to OS command injection


acmailer provided by Seeds Co.,Ltd. contains an OS command injection vulnerability (CWE-78).

Kazuhiro Shibuta of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.7 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: High
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: Low
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.5 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Seeds Co.,Ltd.
  • acmailer versions prior to 3.8.21
  • acmailer versions prior to 3.9.15 Beta


An authenticated attacker may execute an arbitrary OS command on the server.

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Vendor Information

Seeds Co.,Ltd.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. OS Command Injection(CWE-78) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2016-1142

  1. JVN : JVN#50899877
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-1142
Revision History

  • [2016/01/15]
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