Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nail (MDVSA-2015:011)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated nail package fixes security vulnerabilities :

A flaw was found in the way mailx handled the parsing of email
addresses. A syntactically valid email address could allow a local
attacker to cause mailx to execute arbitrary shell commands through
shell meta-characters and the direct command execution functionality
(CVE-2004-2771, CVE-2014-7844).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0538.html

Solution :

Update the affected nail package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80430 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71701
71704

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

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