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10-year-old "mailx" vulnerability fixed in Debian, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

2014/12/17

Softpedia - (International) The developers of Red Hat Linux and Debian released updates that addressed two vulnerabilities in the operating systems' mailx utility for Unix systems that could have been exploited by local attackers to execute arbitrary commands by using maliciously-formed email addresses.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/10-Years-Old-mailx-Vulnerability-Fixed-in-Debian-Red-Hat-Enterprise-Linux-467724.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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