SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : mutt (SUSE-SU-2015:0012-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

mutt was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in mutt_substrdup()
(CVE-2014-9116).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- Handle text/html by default (bnc#899712)

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9116.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=899712
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907453
http://www.nessus.org/u?b58e94c8

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-3

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-3

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83660 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71334

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9116

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