Fedora 12 : sendmail-8.14.4-3.fc12 (2010-5470)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This new version of sendmail fixes security bug - handling of bogus
certificates with NULLs in CNs. Also many other bugs have been fixed,
for complete list please see: http://www.sendmail.org/releases/8.14.4

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.sendmail.org/releases/8.14.4
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=552622
http://www.nessus.org/u?8aaf311a

Solution :

Update the affected sendmail package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47389 (fedora_2010-5470.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37543

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4565

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