Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2003:086: sendmail


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:086: sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sendmail package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:086 (sendmail).


A vulnerability was discovered in all 8.12.x versions of sendmail up to and
including 8.12.8. Due to wrong initialization of RESOURCE_RECORD_T structures,
if sendmail receives a bad DNS reply it will call free() on random addresses
which usually causes sendmail to crash.
These updated packages are patched to fix the problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:086
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Apple Macbook Pro Computer Intel Core i5 - 13.3'' Display - 4GB Memory MD101LL/A
$310.0
Apple Macbook Pro Computer Intel Core i5 - 13.3'' Display - 4GB Memory MD101LL/A pictureORICO Portable Colorful USB3.0 Memory Card Reader for TF Card Reader Best Price
$0.99
ORICO Portable Colorful USB3.0 Memory Card Reader for TF Card Reader Best Price picturedesktop memory
$40.0
desktop memory pictureSKhynix 4GB DIMM DDR3 Desktop PC3-12800 12800 1600MHz 1600 240-pin Ram Memory
$13.95
SKhynix 4GB DIMM DDR3 Desktop PC3-12800 12800 1600MHz 1600 240-pin Ram Memory picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.