openSUSE Security Update : mailx (openSUSE-SU-2014:1713-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80274

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This mailx update fixes the following security issue :

bsc#909208: shell command injection via crafted email addresses (CVE-2004-2771, CVE-2014-7844)

Solution

Update the affected mailx packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=909208

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00097.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80274

File Name: openSUSE-2014-812.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/29/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailx, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailx-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/17/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/24/2014

Reference Information

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