Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : metamail (MDKSA-2004:014)

High Nessus Plugin ID 14114


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Two format string and two buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in metamail by Ulf Harnhammar. The updated packages are patched to fix these holes.


Update the affected metamail package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 14114

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-014.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:metamail, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0104, CVE-2004-0105

MDKSA: 2004:014