Fedora 19 : ssmtp-2.64-9.fc19 (2013-15049)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Use a corrected patch to validate server certificates Removes world
read access from the configuration file thus prohibiting reading of
password stored inside it. Removes world read access from the
configuration file thus prohibiting reading of password stored inside
it.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=864894
http://www.nessus.org/u?18d6b712

Solution :

Update the affected ssmtp package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69527 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55875

CVE ID:

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