openSUSE Security Update : geary (openSUSE-SU-2014:1225-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77844


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


geary was updated to version 0.6.3 (bnc#896679 VUL-0: CVE-2014-5444) :

Security issue fixed :

+ Warn user of not matching TLS certificate issues when connecting (bgo#713247, CVE-2014-5444).

+ Fix wrong timestamp in composed email Date: header (bgo#714376).

+ Patch major memory leak due to GMime bindings.

+ Stabilize search sorting to prevent dropped search results.

+ Prevent Inbox from being cleared on startup w/ Dovecot, Zimbra, and more.


Update the affected geary packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77844

File Name: openSUSE-2014-552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/25

Modified: 2014/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:geary, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:geary-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:geary-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:geary-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5444

BID: 70318