mailx: Multiple vulnerabilities

2018-04-08T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201804-06
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2018-04-08T00:00:00

Description

Background

A utility program for sending and receiving mail, also known as a Mail User Agent program.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mailx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All mailx users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=mail-client/mailx-8.1.2.20160123"