Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2006:058)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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 privileges 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 :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21132 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-058.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0058