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[DSA1164] DSA-1164-1 sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1164-1 sendmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A programming error has been discovered in sendmail, an alternative
mail transport agent for Debian, that could permit a remote attacker to
crash the sendmail process by sending a specially crafted email
message.
Please note that in order to install this update you also need
libsasl2 library from proposed updates as outlined in DSA 1155-2.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.3-3sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.8-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1164
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 19714

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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