This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
Ulf Harnhammar discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the way
that metamail handles certain mail messages. An attacker could create
a carefully-crafted message that, when parsed via metamail, could
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Update the affected metamail package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true