Fedora 19 : mailx-12.5-9.fc19 (2014-17277)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80345

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2004-2771, CVE-2014-7844

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected mailx package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162783

http://www.nessus.org/u?9ea0cb29

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80345

File Name: fedora_2014-17277.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/05

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mailx, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/19

Reference Information

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

BID: 71701, 71704

FEDORA: 2014-17277