Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 / current : Sendmail vulnerabilities fixed (SSA:2003-260-02)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

The sendmail packages in Slackware 8.1, 9.0, and -current have been
patched to fix security problems. These issues seem to be remotely
exploitable, so all sites running sendmail should upgrade right away.
Sendmail's 8.12.10 announcement may be found here:
http://www.sendmail.org/8.12.10.html

See also :

http://www.sendmail.org/8.12.10.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?61b3328e

Solution :

Update the affected sendmail and / or sendmail-cf packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18739 ()

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