Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDVSA-2014:147)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated sendmail packages fix security vulnerability :

Sendmail before 8.14.9 does not properly closing file descriptors
before executing programs. This bug could enable local users to
interfere with an open SMTP connection if they can execute their own
program for mail delivery (e.g., via procmail or the prog mailer)
(CVE-2014-3956).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0270.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76954 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67791

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3956

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