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[DSA052] DSA-052-1 sendfile

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-052-1 sendfile

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Daniel Kobras has discovered and fixed a problem in sendfiled which
caused the daemon not to drop rights as expected when sending
notification mails. Exploiting this, a local user can easily make it
execute arbitrary code under root rights.

We recommend that you upgrade your sendfile package immediately.



Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-052
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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