openSUSE Security Update : php5-pear-mail (openSUSE-SU-2010:0909-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50369


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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Passing specially crafted $from and $recepient arguments to php5-pear-mail's sendmail.php allowed attackers to inject shell code (CVE-2009-4023, CVE-2009-4111).


Update the affected php5-pear-mail package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50369

File Name: suse_11_1_php5-pear-mail-101022.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-pear-mail, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4023, CVE-2009-4111

CWE: 94