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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-17
(Multiple vulnerabilities in metamail)
Ulf Harnhammar found two format string bugs and two buffer overflow bugs in
A remote attacker could send a malicious email message and execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the process calling the Metamail program.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All users of Metamail should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-mail/metamail-188.8.131.52'
# emerge '>=net-mail/metamail-184.108.40.206'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14503 (gentoo_GLSA-200405-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0104CVE-2004-0105
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