This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Mark Dowd discovered a flaw in the handling of asynchronous signals in
sendmail, a powerful, efficient, and scalable mail transport agent.
This allows a remote attacker to exploit a race condition to execute
arbitrary code as root.
See also :
Upgrade the sendmail package immediately.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Debian Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22557 (debian_DSA-1015.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0058