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[DSA554] DSA-554-1 sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-554-1 sendmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Hugo Espuny discovered a problem in sendmail, a commonly used program
to deliver electronic mail. When installing "sasl-bin" to use sasl in
connection with sendmail, the sendmail configuration script use fixed
user/pass information to initialise the sasl database. Any spammer
with Debian systems knowledge could utilise such a sendmail
installation to relay spam.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.12.3-7.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.1-13.
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-554
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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