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[DSA052] DSA-052-1 sendfile Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-052-1 sendfile

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Daniel Kobras has discovered and fixed a problem in sendfiled which
caused the daemon not to drop rights as expected when sending
notification mails. Exploiting this, a local user can easily make it
execute arbitrary code under root rights.

We recommend that you upgrade your sendfile package immediately.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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