Fedora 28 : php-PHPMailer (2018-f73869d61e)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120921

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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-f73869d61e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120921

File Name: fedora_2018-f73869d61e.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php-PHPMailer, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/27/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19296