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SUSE-SA:2002:041: perl-MailTools

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the perl-MailTools package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2002:041 (perl-MailTools).

The SUSE Security Team reviewed critical Perl modules, including the
Mail::Mailer package. This package contains a security hole which permits
remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands in certain circumstances.
This is due to the usage of mailx as default mailer which permits commands
to be embedded in the mail body.
Vulnerable to this attack are custom auto reply programs or spam filters
which use Mail::Mailer directly or indirectly.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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