Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in mailx, the worst of which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
|Package||mail-client/mailx on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 188.8.131.5260123|
|Unaffected versions||>= 184.108.40.20660123|
A utility program for sending and receiving mail, also known as a Mail User Agent program.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mailx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mailx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/mailx-220.127.116.1160123"
April 08, 2018
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