Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2006:156)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Moritz Jodeit discovered a vulnerability in sendmail when processing
very long header lines that could be exploited to cause a Denial of
Service by crashing sendmail.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23900 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-156.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19714

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4434

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