This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 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-200509-10
(Mailutils: Format string vulnerability in imap4d)
The imap4d server contains a format string bug in the handling of IMAP
An authenticated IMAP user could exploit the format string error in
imap4d to execute arbitrary code as the imap4d user, which is usually
There are no known workarounds at this time.
See also :
All GNU Mailutils users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/mailutils-0.6-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19742 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2878