Sendmail < 8.14.9 close-on-exec SMTP Connection Manipulation

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote mail server is affected by an SMTP connection manipulation

Description :

The remote mail server is running a version of Sendmail prior to
8.14.9. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw related to file
descriptors and the 'close-on-exec' flag that may allow a local
attacker to cause unspecified impact on open SMTP connections.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Sendmail 8.14.9 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 74289 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67791

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3956

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