Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / current : mailx (SSA:2016-062-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89084

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New mailx packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected mailx package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d8c668e8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89084

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-062-01.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 3/3/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

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:slackware:slackware_linux:mailx, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/24/2014

Reference Information

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

SSA: 2016-062-01