SSA-2003-213-01 Sendmail buffer overflow fixed (NEW)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing the SSA-2003-213-01 security update.

Description :

Sendmail buffer overflow fixed (NEW)

The sendmail packages in Slackware 8.0, 8.1, and 9.0 have been patched
to fix a security problem. Note that this vulnerablity is NOT the same
one that was announced on March 3rd and requires a new fix.

All sites running sendmail should upgrade.

More information on the problem can be found here:

Solution :

Update the packages that are referenced in the security advisory.

Risk factor :


Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18719 ()

Bugtraq ID: