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MDKSA-2001:075: sendmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the sendmail package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:075 (sendmail).
An input validation error exists in sendmail that may allow local users to write
arbitrary data to process memory. This could possibly allow the execute of code
or commands with elevated rights and may also allow a local attacker to gain
access to the root account.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:075
Threat Level: High
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