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

High Nessus Plugin ID 80251


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This mailx update fixes the following security issues :

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


Apply SAT patch number 10096.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80251

File Name: suse_11_mailx-141215.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/26

Modified: 2014/12/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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