Fedora Core 4 : sendmail-8.13.6-0.FC4.1 (2006-194)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes CVE-2006-0058 :

A flaw in the handling of asynchronous signals. A remote attacker may
be able to exploit a race condition to execute arbitrary code as root.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f1f2df1e
http://www.nessus.org/u?c2720e69

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21191 (fedora_2006-194.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0058

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