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 >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2006-0515: sendmail


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2006-0515: sendmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the sendmail packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated sendmail packages are now available to fix a denial of service
security issue.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Sendmail is a Mail Transport Agent (MTA) used to send mail between machines.

A flaw in the handling of multi-part MIME messages was discovered in
Sendmail. A remote attacker could create a carefully crafted message that
could crash the sendmail process during delivery (CVE-2006-1173). By
default on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sendmail is configured to only accept
connections from the local host. Therefore, only users who have configured
Sendmail to listen to remote hosts would be remotely vulnerable to this issue.

Users of Sendmail are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain a backported patch from the Sendmail team to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0515.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

Vintage original 1984 MACINTOSH 128 COMPUTER APPLE MAC M0001
$600.0
Vintage original 1984 MACINTOSH 128 COMPUTER APPLE MAC M0001 pictureVintage Apple Macintosh LC M0350 Personal Computer *Does Not Power On* ASIS
$39.99
Vintage Apple Macintosh LC M0350 Personal Computer *Does Not Power On* ASIS pictureVintage Apple IIe catalog 1988 and Apple Rainbow logo sticker
$7.99
Vintage Apple IIe catalog 1988 and Apple Rainbow logo sticker pictureApple Mac 1st year Learn Spanish CD-ROM video audio film vintage OS
$6.99
Apple Mac 1st year Learn Spanish CD-ROM video audio film vintage OS  picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.