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[DSA1164] DSA-1164-1 sendmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A programming error has been discovered in sendmail, an alternative
mail transport agent for Debian, that could allow a remote attacker to
crash the sendmail process by sending a specially crafted email
Please note that in order to install this update you also need
libsasl2 library from proposed updates as outlined in DSA 1155-2.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1164
Threat Level: High
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