SuSE 11.3 Security Update : mailx (SAT Patch Number 10096)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80251

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

This mailx update fixes the following security issues :

- Shell command injection via crafted email addresses.
(CVE-2004-2771 / CVE-2014-7844). (bnc#909208)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 10096.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=909208

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2004-2771.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7844.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80251

File Name: suse_11_mailx-141215.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/26

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:mailx, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2771, CVE-2014-7844