FreeBSD : mail-notification -- denial-of-service vulnerability (3030ae22-1c7f-11d9-81a4-0050fc56d258)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37433


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Caused by an untested return value, and a resulting NULL pointer dereference, it is possible for an attacker to crash the application.
However, the attacker must first hijack the connection between Mail Notification and the Gmail or IMAP server.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37433

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3030ae221c7f11d981a40050fc56d258.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mail-notification, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/06