Fedora 29 : php-PHPMailer (2018-a2e9bd6eae)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120666

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

**Version 5.2.27**

- SECURITY Fix potential object injection vulnerability.
**CVE-2018-19296**. Reported by Sehun Oh of cyberone.kr.

Note that the 5.2 branch is deprecated and will not receive security updates after 31st December 2018.

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Solution

Update the affected php-PHPMailer package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-a2e9bd6eae

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120666

File Name: fedora_2018-a2e9bd6eae.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php-PHPMailer, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19296