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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for mailx (ALAS-2015-467) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for mailx (ALAS-2015-467) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/09/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The expand function in fio.c in Heirloom mailx 12.5 and earlier and BSD mailx 8.1.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in an email address.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mailx
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mailx-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mailx
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mailx-debuginfo

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