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[DSA1164] DSA-1164-1 sendmail Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1164-1 sendmail

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
version 8.13.3-3sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 8.13.8-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your sendmail package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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