This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-21
(Sendmail: Race condition in the handling of asynchronous signals)
ISS discovered that Sendmail is vulnerable to a race condition in
the handling of asynchronous signals.
An attacker could exploit this via certain crafted timing
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Sendmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/sendmail-8.13.6'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21128 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-21.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0058