This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-02
(Mailutils: SQL Injection)
When GNU Mailutils is built with the 'mysql' or 'postgres' USE
flag, the sql_escape_string function of the authentication module fails
to properly escape the '\\' character, rendering it vulnerable to a SQL
A malicious remote user could exploit this vulnerability to inject
SQL commands to the underlying database.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GNU Mailutils users should upgrade to the latest available
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/mailutils-0.6-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18425 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1824
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