Fedora 27 : roundcubemail (2017-cbc49efae8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105977



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upstream announcement for **version 1.3.3**

This is a security update to the stable version 1.3. It primarily fixes a recently discovered file disclosure vulnerability caused by insufficient input validation in conjunction with file-based attachment plugins, which are used by default. More details will be published under CVE-2017-16651.

We strongly recommend to update all productive installations of Roundcube. Please do backup your data before updating!


- Fix decoding of mailto: links with + character in HTML messages (#6020)

- Fix false reporting of failed upgrade in installto.sh (#6019)

- Fix file disclosure vulnerability caused by insufficient input validation **CVE-2017-16651** (#6026)

- Fix mangled non-ASCII characters in links in HTML messages (#6028)

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Update the affected roundcubemail package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105977

File Name: fedora_2017-cbc49efae8.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2018

Updated: 11/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:roundcubemail, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2017

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16651