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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2006:017: 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 SUSE-SA:2006:017 (sendmail).

The popular MTA sendmail is vulnerable to a race condition when handling
Under certain circumstances this bug can be exploited by a possible hacker to
execute commands remotely.

Sendmail was the default MTA in SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8. Later
products use postfix as MTA.

Thanks to Mark Dowd who found this bug.

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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