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MDKSA-2006:156: 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-2006:156 (sendmail).
Moritz Jodeit discovered a vulnerability in sendmail when processing
very long header lines that could be exploited to cause a Denial of
Service by crashing sendmail.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:156
Threat Level: High
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