This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New sendmail packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1,
10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix a possible denial-of-service
issue. Sendmail's complete advisory may be found here:
Sendmail has also provided an FAQ about this issue:
CVE entry for this issue may be found here:
See also :
Update the affected sendmail and / or sendmail-cf packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21699 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1173