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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:156: 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-2006:156 (sendmail).

Moritz Jodeit discovered a vulnerability in sendmail when processing
very long header lines that could be exploited to cause a Denial of
Service by crashing sendmail.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:156
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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