FreeBSD : rubygem-mail -- Remote Arbitrary Shell Command Injection Vulnerability (1cae628c-3569-11e0-8e81-0022190034c0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51962


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


Secunia reports :

Input passed via an email from address is not properly sanitised in the 'deliver()' function (lib/mail/network/delivery_methods/sendmail.rb) before being used as a command line argument. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary shell commands.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51962

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1cae628c356911e08e810022190034c0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/14

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0739

BID: 46021

Secunia: 43077