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MDKSA-2006:058: 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-2006:058 (sendmail).
A race condition was reported in sendmail in how it handles asynchronous
signals. This could allow a remote attacker to be able to execute arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running sendmail. The updated packages
have been patched to correct this problem via a patch provided by the Sendmail
Consortium via CERT.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:058
Threat Level: High
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