Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : procmail (cve_2014_3618_buffer_errors)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80741


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in formisc.c in formail in procmail 3.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted email header, related to 'unbalanced quotes.' (CVE-2014-3618)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80741

File Name: solaris11_procmail_20141014.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/10/05

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: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:procmail

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3618