FreeBSD : mail-notification -- denial-of-service vulnerability (3030ae22-1c7f-11d9-81a4-0050fc56d258)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Caused by an untested return value, and a resulting NULL pointer
dereference, it is possible for an attacker to crash the application.
However, the attacker must first hijack the connection between Mail
Notification and the Gmail or IMAP server.

See also :

http://www.nongnu.org/mailnotify/sa/mail-notification-SA-04:2.asc
http://www.nongnu.org/mailnotify/sa/mail-notification-SA-04:3.asc
http://www.nessus.org/u?b933415e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37433 (freebsd_pkg_3030ae221c7f11d981a40050fc56d258.nasl)

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