Scientific Linux Security Update : procmail on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in procmail's formail
utility. A remote attacker could send an email with specially crafted
headers that, when processed by formail, could cause procmail to crash
or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running formail.
(CVE-2014-3618)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?869e0307

Solution :

Update the affected procmail and / or procmail-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77629 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3618

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