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MDKSA-2001:085: procmail Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the procmail package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:085 (procmail).

In older versions of procmail, it is possible to crash procmail by sending it
certain signals. If procmail is installed setuid, this could be exploited to
gain unauthorized privilege. This problem is fixed in unstable version 3.20 and
stable version 3.15.2.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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