OracleVM 3.3 : mailx (OVMSA-2014-0086)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- CVE-2004-2771 mailx: command execution flaw resolves:

- resolves: #857120 fixed incorrect return code when
TMPDIR points to invalid path

- resolves: #845098 added support for alternatives

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mailx package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80279 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71704

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2771

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