FreeBSD : spamass-milter -- remote command execution vulnerability (7132c842-58e2-11df-8d80-0015587e2cc1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 46246


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


The spamassassin milter plugin contains a vulnerability that can allow remote attackers to execute commands on affected systems.

The vulnerability can be exploited trough a special-crafted email header when the plugin was started with the '-x' (expand) flag.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46246

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7132c84258e211df8d800015587e2cc1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/05/07

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:spamass-milter, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1132