openSUSE Security Update : mailx (openSUSE-SU-2014:1713-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This mailx update fixes the following security issue :

bsc#909208: shell command injection via crafted email addresses
(CVE-2004-2771, CVE-2014-7844)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00097.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=909208

Solution :

Update the affected mailx packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80274 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2771
CVE-2014-7844

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