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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:058: 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-2006:058 (sendmail).

A race condition was reported in sendmail in how it handles asynchronous
signals. This could permit a remote attacker to be able to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running sendmail. The updated packages
have been patched to correct this problem via a patch provided by the Sendmail
Consortium via CERT.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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