openSUSE Security Update : sendmail (openSUSE-SU-2014:0804-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

sendmail was updated to properly close file descriptors before
executing programs.

These security issues were fixed :

- Not properly closing file descriptors before executing
programs (CVE-2014-3956).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-06/msg00032.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=881284

Solution :

Update the affected sendmail packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3956

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